|NASA goes retro with new lunar optics 16 Jul|
On the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA backs a plan to deploy more retroreflectors on the lunar surface.
|'Indispensable' lidar helps sweep up Chinese streets 11 Jul|
Photonic sensors from Velodyne used for real-time navigation in 'Viggo' road sweepers.
|UK budgets £130M for laser and RF weapons development 10 Jul|
Ministry of Defence aiming to develop three new directed energy weapon demonstrators, with trials planned for 2023.
|NASA Jet Propulsion Lab installs SuperCam on Mars 2020 rover 03 Jul|
Camera, laser, spectrometer combination specified to identify "pencil point" targets from 6m away.
|Analog Devices and First Sensor to develop new lidar solutions 02 Jul|
|Luminate NY competition backs photonics SMEs 02 Jul|
|LASER 2019: "Bigger and better" 01 Jul|
|LASER 2019: Gérard Mourou: ‘Don’t work to win the Nobel Prize’ 25 Jun|
|LASER 2019: Silicon photonics progress exceeds wildest expectations 25 Jun|
|LASER 2019: global plenary takes sonic tour of the cosmos 24 Jun|
|SPIE snaps up Photonex events 20 Jun|
|Photonics industry 'ready to invest up to €100B in R&I' to work with EC… 20 Jun|
|Phablabs 4.0 project encourages girls into STEM sector 17 Jun|
|Queen's Birthday Honours reward photonics stars 13 Jun|
|Lidar system enables visual effects for Game of Thrones 11 Jun|
|'First light' for direct exoplanet imager 11 Jun|
|M-Squared shortlisted for MacRobert Award 10 Jun|
|VLT's adaptive optics kit resolves near-Earth binary asteroid 04 Jun|
|Rapid-fire terawatt laser up and running at ELI-ALPS 20 May|
|World celebrates second International Day of Light 16 May|
|Luminar lidar to hit the road in 2022 with 'sub-$1000' price tag|
Launch of 'Iris' product sketched out as Californian startup passes $250 million funding milestone.
|Metasurface gratings offer new route to polarization imaging|
Harvard SEAS develops compact camera platform for machine vision and other uses.
|Lumedica looks to fine-tune low-cost OCT system with SBIR grant|
Duke University spin-out wins Phase II funding to further develop device for clinical applications in low-resource settings.