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22 Jan 20
SPIE names 2020 Startup Challenge semi-finalists

Industry-focused pitching competition held during Photonics West to showcase 42 startups vying to win $85,000 in prizes and support.

13 Jan 20
NASA tracks smoke from Australian fires across Pacific

Earth-orbiting fleet of observation satellites working together to analyze atmospheric aerosols and pollution from bushfires.

13 Jan 20
LZH’s MOMA laser ready for flight to Mars

Solid-state laser head emits in the UV spectral range at 266 nm to convert Martian soil into gas phase for analysis.

07 Jan 20
UK satellites plan to combat climate change

Data on rising sea levels, greenhouse gases and shrinking glaciers could help guide policy makers.

03 Jan 20
Moiin Group gains US patent recognition for motion capture tech

Korean company says its FBG-based motion capture suits are taking another step towards fully integrated VR ecosystem.

17 Dec 19
NASA's Operation IceBridge completes polar surveys

Optical technologies contributed to new data on ice sheets and glaciers.

17 Dec 19
EPFL light sensor measures spectral diet of humans

Project aims for better understanding of how light affects health.

10 Dec 19
SPIE and Photonics Media reveal 2020 Prism Award finalists

The best of photonics innovation will be recognized on 5 February at SPIE Photonics West grand finale.

02 Dec 19
Optics and electronics developers cooperate to promote recycling

Project in Finland aiming to create recyclable, compostable components using renewables.

02 Dec 19
European space chiefs back photonics-enabled missions

Biggest ever European Space Agency budget to support gravitational wave interferometer, optical space network, and a series of new remote sensing payloads.

28 Nov 19
Edmund Optics announces 2019 Educational Award winners

$45,000 in products to be presented to Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in Americas and Europe to support photonics research.

27 Nov 19
Fernando Zvietcovich awarded SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship

The 2020 award will support research into optical coherence elastography and its translation into clinics.

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