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VUB SPIE Student Chapter visits ETAP and Philips Museum during photonics industry day

Published on 08 March 2017

VUB SPIE Student Chapter visits ETAP and Philips Museum during photonics industry day

To get a closer look at what industrial photonics looks like, the SPIE Student Chapter at VUB took its members for a company visit to ETAP Lighting in Antwerp (BE) and a tour in the Philips Museum in Eindhoven (NL).

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PHABLABS 4.0 adds the power of photonics to FabLabs

Published on 24 February 2017

PHABLABS 4.0 adds the power of photonics to FabLabs

PHABLABS 4.0 aims to make photonics, the science and technology of light, more accessible to youngsters from as early as ten years old up to young professionals, through the dynamic eco-system of European FabLabs.

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Evert Ebraert defended his PhD successfully unleashing the potential of Deep Proton Writing for optical telecommunication

Published on 14 February 2017

Evert Ebraert defended his PhD successfully unleashing the potential of Deep Proton Writing for optical telecommunication

One million hours of video is transmitted all over the world every minute. One of the main contributors to this huge number is Netflix, for which you require 25 Mbps of download speed to stream ultra-high definition content. With increased use of cloud based services and more and more devices (speakers, lamps, thermostats, etc.) being connected to the Internet besides an already increasing number of tablets, phones and laptops, we are approaching the limit of the bandwidth our internet service providers can provide us with, with electrical telecommunication technology.

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B-PHOT celebrates the New Year, playing photons right!

Published on 01 February 2017

B-PHOT celebrates the New Year, playing photons right!

January is traditionally a month of celebrations to start the New Year in many organizations. Also at B-PHOT, the team joined for its annual New Years reception to get together with colleagues and enjoy tasty food in a festive way.

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B-PHOT cooperates with EYESTvzw for STEM-projects in Photonics
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