Network of accelerators, laser sources and ‘super-microscopes’ to change the face of science R&D, say partners.
May 16th proclaimed as recurrent annual celebration of light and light-based technologies.
Deadline approaching for presentation proposals for leading European event for optical instrumentation, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Ten photonics spin-outs selected to take part in startup accelerator program.
Pre-revenue photonics companies eligible to compete for more than $85,000 in cash, prizes, support and networking.
Educational awards worth thousands in EO products and finance distributed among universities in the Americas and Europe.
Digital optics, quantum technologies and 3D printed optics among new conference topics on updated agenda including €50,000 AR/VR challenge.
Start date pushed back several months from initial plan, but officials confident of future impact.
LIGO pioneer also makes political point about evidence-based reasoning in highly entertaining press conference.
World's optical fiber innovator and current largest manufacturer "plans to maintain its leading position".
Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish recognized for 'truly remarkable' achievement.
Launch date for what will become the most powerful telescope in space moved from October 2018 to mid-2019.