Including news from OFS, New Wave Research, Finisar, Inplane Photonics, Transmode Systems and more.
A selection of some of the more unusual sights at this year's show.
An optical microphone could soon be helping patients undergoing medical scans.
A selection of some of the new products on display at this year’s exhibition.
The technical conferences get off to a flying start with the LASE hot-topics session.
French researchers build an inkjet printer that can cut paper as it prints, thanks to an infrared laser diode.
Including news from Corning, Powerlase, Universal Display Corporation, Gooch & Housego and more.
A US team that has devised a way to make semiconducting aerogels with optical properties.
Bookham launches world’s most powerful cw laser diode bar.
The pick of this week’s applications including a reflective LCD based on a paper substrate.
A look back at some of the optical innovations unveiled in the last month.
Including news from InPhase Technologies, Infineon Technologies, Sharp, Sony and more.
The pick of this week's applications including a micro-structured film that could improve the visibility of touch panels.
US researchers use photolithography to create a liquid-based integrated zoom lens.
A UK-Finland team unveils a high-power VECSEL which directly emits red wavelengths at room temperature.
Shuji Nakamura and former employer Nichia finally come to a settlement over the invention of GaN-based blue LEDs.
Including news from Corning, Highwave, StockerYale, UDC, Konarka and more.
SPIE sees its 50th anniversary this year. Oliver Graydon spoke to Eugene Arthurs, the society's executive director, about the year ahead and international trends in optics.
Thinking of starting up your own business? David Parker, CEO of fibre-laser specialist Southampton Photonics, offers some valuable advice.
Driving in the dark could become a lot safer if affordable night-vision systems being developed by several European projects prove popular. James Tyrrell gets the industry view at SPIE's Photonics in the Automobile event in Geneva.
To celebrate the start of 2005, here's our pick of three innovative technologies set to light up the year ahead. In each case, we describe their recent achievements and potential future impact.
Need powerful pulses from your free-running laser? Then purchasing a Q-switch could be the answer. Rob Swain and Robert Eckardt describe the options available.
Intel researchers report photonic first.
Our pick of three hot technologies that are set to light up the year ahead - part 3.
Our pick of three hot technologies that are set to light up the year ahead - part 2.
Our pick of three hot technologies that are set to light up the year ahead - part 1.