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22 Apr 20
ESO's VLT telescope observes star 'dancing' around supermassive black hole...

...while ESA confirms successful testing of CHEOPS instrument featuring Teledyne e2v detector.

21 Apr 20
Quantum cryptography trailblazer Pan wins Zeiss Research Award

Jian-Wei Pan’s group was first to demonstrate ultra-secure satellite links based on entangled photons.

16 Apr 20
Combating Covid-19 pandemic: photonics industry worldwide rallies round

Sector responses range from new research initiatives and partnerships, to gifts of safety equipment, tech and financial assistance.

15 Apr 20
NASA prepares to land photonics instruments at the Moon's south pole

Optical technology among Artemis project payloads due to reach lunar surface in 2022.

13 Apr 20
EU project GALACTIC develops supply chain for Alexandrite laser crystals

Laser Zentrum Hannover and partners developing European source of space-qualified high-specification laser crystals.

09 Apr 20
Business update: photonics industry rises to Covid-19 challenge

Photonics companies and organizations continue to respond to pandemic, from making safety equipment to adapting operations to maintain production.

07 Apr 20
Coherent names Andy Mattes as new CEO

Previously CEO of Diebold Nixdorf and senior advisor at McKinsey, Mattes takes over from John Ambroseo, who is becoming advisor to the firm.

06 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum opens with more than 700 free presentations

SPIE develops interactive conference using its SPIE Digital Library platform in response to beat Covid-19 limitations.

02 Apr 20
Business update: latest industry responses to Covid-19

Photonics organizations and companies continue to adapt to the pandemic, with significant trading continuing in new ways.

01 Apr 20
Olympus Global Image of the Year 2019 winners revealed

Competition demonstrated versatility of fluorescence microscopy in imaging biological samples.

31 Mar 20
II-VI ramps output of diagnostic testing parts to battle Covid-19

Components and subassemblies for molecular diagnosis of polymerase chain reaction testing to boost researchers' resources.

30 Mar 20
Covid-19 lockdown slashes pollution over Europe

Data from Copernicus Sentinel-5P reveal strong reductions in NO2 pollution levels over Paris, Rome, Madrid.

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