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28 Mar 19
Photonics 21 AGM: First joint Eureka-P21 Mirror Group call announced

For R&D proposals on photonics for advanced manufacturing; deadline for submissions is July 25th July.

22 Mar 19
FLIR Systems opens new office in Washington DC

Plans renovation project for its Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters in Q2 of 2019.

19 Mar 19
Jenoptik streamlines corporate structures

German units of the Division Light & Optics bundled; company also presents latest developments at this week's LASER China.

14 Mar 19
OFC 2019 closes with focus on 800G optical links, 'real-world' 5G

Expo showcased technical research, many new commercial solutions, plus live multivendor demonstrations.

05 Mar 19
Zhores Alferov 1930-2019

Nobel laureate won share of physics prize in 2000 for his critical work on the development of laser diodes.

04 Mar 19
Jenoptik ups US capacity with photolithography investment

In response to growing demand for microoptics for fiber optic communications, semiconductors, biophotonics and defense.

01 Mar 19
SPIE publishes 2019 Optics & Photonics Global Salary Report

Findings cover range of data points including job satisfaction, entry-level pay, and highest-paid areas.

26 Feb 19
POET Technologies opens new photonics design center

Collaboration with MillView Photonics will develop company's optical interposer platform.

22 Feb 19
Hybrid OLED creates innovative, functional bright surfaces

Effort by Fraunhofer FEP, EMDE and PISCALE project yields OLED-woven clothing – with further potential.

13 Feb 19
Trumpf takes action to prepare for Brexit

UK MD Lee Moakes writes to customers, advising them of company preparations - including increasing local stock by £2m.

13 Feb 19
Non-invasive prostate cancer treatment wins 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge

Photonics-based procedure is less invasive than surgery, only requires local anaesthesia, and takes less than one hour.

25 Jan 19
Nobel winners attack European Commission over photonics omission

Gérard Mourou, Ted Hänsch, and Stefan Hell call for explicit addition of photonics as key technology in forthcoming Horizon Europe program.

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