|The historic archive provides access to articles published prior to SPIE's acquisition of optics.org in July 2010.|
|Business briefs 28 May 10|
Featuring news from Ophir-Spiricon, Ocean Optics, Cymer, Toptica, Microvision and CVI Melles Griot.
|An ultrafast success story 28 May 10|
Ferenc Krausz and his partners in Austria built a laser company around ultrashort light flashes and chirped mirror technology.
|Industry strategy yields innovation gains 28 May 10|
The photonics industry in Europe is reporting gains in innovation and competitiveness through a strategy of future-scoping and collaboration among industry, research institutes and universities.
|Fujitsu puts its faith in quantum dot lasers 26 May 10|
Could quantum dot lasers be the ideal optical source for future high-speed data communications?
|Lasers study Brownian motion 26 May 10|
The instantaneous velocity of a Brownian particle has been measured for the first time, a result Einstein believed would be impossible.
|Andor aids imaging advancement 24 May 10|
A highly sensitive EMCCD camera helps to redraw the boundaries of super-resolution 3D imaging.
|The first 50 years of the laser – and the next 50 24 May 10|
Physicists will have a defining role to play in the next 50 years of the laser.
|SPIE plans green photonics congress, journal 21 May 10|
A new European event and an online journal are the latest initiatives by SPIE in the area of photonics for environmental applications.
|Maiman's laser shines again 21 May 10|
Original laser fires one more time as SPIE joins in laser 50th anniversary celebrations.
|Pranalytica's QCLs target defence 21 May 10|
A 2 W room-temperature quantum cascade laser emitting at 4 µm is targeting homeland security applications.
|GaAs multilayers show stacks of promise 20 May 10|
Growing gallium arsenide in thick multilayer stacks could make a big difference to the cost of compound semiconductor devices.
|Business briefs 17 May 10|
Featuring news from Carl Zeiss, Zarlink, Jenoptik, Corning, Fianium and more.
|EU backs 3D laser printer project 17 May 10|
The FEMTOPRINT project hopes to create an everyday 3D laser printer that can print tiny structures into glass.
|Transistor laser rewrites the rules 14 May 10|
Kirchhoff's current law has been rewritten thanks to a three-port transistor laser developed at the University of Illinois, US.
|CLEO showcases optical advances 12 May 10|
The 2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics will be held in San Jose, California, next week.
|Optics industry feels renewed sense of optimism 12 May 10|
As many companies report improved performances in quarter one of 2010, Jacqueline Hewett asks Tom Hausken of Strategies Unlimited to assess the current state of the optics industry.
|Financial results round-up 07 May 10|
As the financial reporting season continues in earnest, positive results are in from Coherent, IPG Photonics and Rofin-Sinar.
|Laser market to reach $8.8 billion in 2014 07 May 10|
Market analyst Strategies Unlimited predicts that the global laser market will grow to $8.8 billion in 2014.
|Higher order mode fibre delivers fs pulses 07 May 10|
A higher order mode fibre delivers 125 fs pulses over a distance of 3.6 m without any pre-chirping of the input pulse.
|OLETs enter organic emitter race 06 May 10|
Details of an organic light-emitting transistor that outperforms the equivalent OLED have been published.
|Newport reports strong Q1 performance 04 May 10|
There is more evidence of an improving picture in the optics industry as Newport reports encouraging results for Q1.
|Business briefs 04 May 10|
Featuring news from IPG Photonics, Renesas Electronics, Corning, Jenoptik and more.