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24 Jun 19
LASER 2019: global plenary takes sonic tour of the cosmos

Karsten Danzmann entertains this year’s LASER Congress with a journey through the sounds of the universe.

20 Jun 19
SPIE snaps up Photonex events

Optics and photonics society looking to bring 'worldwide visibility' to the UK show with deal to buy organizer Xmark Media.

20 Jun 19
Photonics industry 'ready to invest up to €100B in R&I' to work with EC…

...in requested new PPP as part of Horizon Europe 2021-2027, argues European platform Photonics21.

17 Jun 19
Phablabs 4.0 project encourages girls into STEM sector

EU photonics initiative being staged in 10 European countries; 1221 girls have attended engagement activities since 2018.

13 Jun 19
Queen's Birthday Honours reward photonics stars

UK science and industry figures recognized for research, education and business achievements.

11 Jun 19
Lidar system enables visual effects for Game of Thrones

Imaging hardware & software from Teledyne Optech uses 3D data acquisition to recreate "old Dubrovnik" set.

11 Jun 19
'First light' for direct exoplanet imager

Collaboration between European Southern Observatory and Breakthrough Initiatives begins search for Earth-like planets in the cosmic backyard.

10 Jun 19
M-Squared shortlisted for MacRobert Award

UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering includes the Glasgow laser firm as one of four finalists competing for its innovation prize.

04 Jun 19
VLT's adaptive optics kit resolves near-Earth binary asteroid

'SPHERE' instrument at Paranal Observatory in Chile captured rapid fly-by of double asteroid last month.

20 May 19
Rapid-fire terawatt laser up and running at ELI-ALPS

Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) facility in Hungary switches on ‘Sylos 2A’ femtosecond source in ceremony with Gérard Mourou.

16 May 19
World celebrates second International Day of Light

On 16 May 2019, more than 300 events are scheduled to take place in 60 countries worldwide.

13 May 19
Huge hybrid mirror arrives at mountain summit

8.4 m-diameter optical component combines primary and tertiary mirror functions for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

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