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30 Apr 20
Covid-19 update: 30 April 2020

A round-up of this week's coronavirus countermeasures announced by the photonics industry.

29 Apr 20
Hubble celebrates 30th anniversary with new view of nebulae

Mission has so far generated 1.4 million observations, providing data for more than 17,000 papers.

28 Apr 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum opens with 600-plus presentations

Based on SPIE's Digital Library platform, Digital DCS ensures latest research dissemination continues with online conferences.

23 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: computational imaging

In this attendee-favored plenary, Laura Waller describes how her computer-based approach to imaging could replace bulky, expensive optical tools.

22 Apr 20
UK firms land Queen’s Awards in latest list

Birthday honors for innovation received by purveyors of metrology, machine vision, laser marking and more.

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.

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