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14 Nov 17
UNESCO ratifies International Day of Light

May 16th proclaimed as recurrent annual celebration of light and light-based technologies.

14 Nov 17
SPIE Optical Systems Design to collocate with Optatec in 2018

Deadline approaching for presentation proposals for leading European event for optical instrumentation, in Frankfurt, Germany.

09 Nov 17
Luminate finalists win $100k backing

Ten photonics spin-outs selected to take part in startup accelerator program.

01 Nov 17
Photonics entrepreneurs invited to enter SPIE Startup Challenge

Pre-revenue photonics companies eligible to compete for more than $85,000 in cash, prizes, support and networking.

22 Oct 17
Edmund Optics announces 2017 Educational Award winners

Educational awards worth thousands in EO products and finance distributed among universities in the Americas and Europe.

17 Oct 17
Revamped SPIE Photonics Europe event returns to Strasbourg

Digital optics, quantum technologies and 3D printed optics among new conference topics on updated agenda including €50,000 AR/VR challenge.

10 Oct 17
AIM Photonics wafer hub poised for mid-2018 start

Start date pushed back several months from initial plan, but officials confident of future impact.

04 Oct 17
Nobel winner Weiss hints at neutron-star result

LIGO pioneer also makes political point about evidence-based reasoning in highly entertaining press conference.

04 Oct 17
Corning produces its one billionth kilometer of fiber

World's optical fiber innovator and current largest manufacturer "plans to maintain its leading position".

03 Oct 17
Gravity-wave trio win physics Nobel

Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish recognized for 'truly remarkable' achievement.

29 Sep 17
James Webb telescope launch delayed to 2019

Launch date for what will become the most powerful telescope in space moved from October 2018 to mid-2019.

28 Sep 17
Gravity-wave detectors pinpoint fourth back hole collision

Recent upgrade of Virgo interferometer in Italy enables triangulation of cosmic event’s position.

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