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24 Jan 23
European consortium guides lightning with high-power laser

Partnership with EPFL has installed laser system on Mount Säntis in Switzerland.

18 Jan 23
Miniaturized analyzer prepares to join search for life on other worlds

University of Maryland device has been tailored to suit needs of NASA space missions.

12 Jan 23
SPIE names its 2023 Society award winners

Southampton’s Graham Reed is Gold Medal Winner alongside 20 other award recipients from across light-based sciences and technologies.

12 Jan 23
ESA's Sentinel-1 uncovers fresh glacier crevasses in Antarctica

Satellite optics and AI track new fractures beneath snow to predict fate of floating ice under climate change.

10 Jan 23
Netherlands' offshore solar platforms expected to yield 3GWp of solar power by 2030...

...as Fraunhofer ISE reports significant (19 per cent) growth of solar contribution to Germany's electricity production in 2022.

10 Jan 23
Trumpf VCSEL sources assess glucose in blood

Partnership with RSP Systems aims to develop miniaturized wearable sensor.

07 Jan 23
SPIE announces its 2023 Fellows

Society is welcoming 83 new Fellow Members from across the globe.

22 Dec 22
Ganvix and BluGlass to produce gallium nitride VCSELs

“Until now, limitations on materials have prevented such commercialization,” says Ganvix boss.

20 Dec 22
NASA launches International SWOT mission to survey Earth’s water...

...and the Agency is also developing AI method to navigate the lunar surface.

20 Dec 22
European solar PV installations smash 2022 expectations

Soaring energy prices prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine spur renewed investment, with momentum set to continue.

15 Dec 22
Effect Photonics to scale up production with Fabrinet...

...and lidar developer Blickfeld has also selected Fabrinet as manufacturing partner.

14 Dec 22
NASA delivers laser retroreflector to Europe’s Lunar Pathfinder

ESA and Surrey Satellite Technology to deploy device in testing new navigation techniques for moon missions.

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