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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.

27 Nov 19
Schott invests €30M to open new glass-ceramic facility in Germany

Mainz hosts state-of-the-art CNC competence center focused on glass-ceramic Zerodur.

26 Nov 19
Photonics21 adds auto industry expertise to stakeholder board

European group elects representatives from Veoneer, Carl Zeiss, IQE, Adva, and 3D-Micromac to decision-making body.

18 Nov 19
Keller heads SPIE's 2020 Society Awards

Society honors 23 distinguished award recipients from wide field of light-based science and technology.

13 Nov 19
NASA's CASE instrument to probe planet clouds on European mission

Scheduled for launch in 2028, CASE will be sensitive to NIR, to complement ARIEL's other IR spectrometer.

12 Nov 19
LZH presents anti-weed laser system at Agritechnica

Camera distinguishes valuable plants then a laser zaps the weeds; on show at Hannover farming expo, until November 16th.

12 Nov 19
Empire State Development names 10 finalists for Luminate NY accelerator competition

Shortlist for third round of $25M initiative - the world's largest program for photonics and imaging startups.

11 Nov 19
3D auto-lidar firm PixQuanta joins ESA Business Incubator at Tyndall

Irish start-up is developing photodiode sensor for use in 3D cameras to improve range and accuracy.

07 Nov 19
NASA’s TESS presents grand panorama of Southern Sky...

...while the European Southern Observatory's ELT telescope will be powered by the sun.

05 Nov 19
Industry heavyweights collaborate on all-photonics network for pervasive computing

Intel, Sony, and NTT establish a new 'innovation forum' targeting 100-fold improvements to traditional optical networks.

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