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07 Feb 24
Oxford PV sets new solar panel efficiency record

25% achievement in partnership with Fraunhofer is best yet for tandem modules in industrial format.

01 Feb 24
University of Oklahoma spots pancreatic cancer with multispectral optoacoustics

A $3 million grant will fund a study combining imaging technique with new contrast agent.

30 Jan 24
SPIE and University of Manchester announce $1 million endowment

SPIE-Manchester Postgraduate Scholarship in Photonics to support early-career and returning researchers at Photon Science Institute.

25 Jan 24
Porotech partners with Powerchip to develop microLEDs

To enable mass-production of 200mm GaN-on-Si LEDs for displays.

24 Jan 24
Harvard SEAS develops 10cm glass metalens for hi-res astronomical imaging

Large-scale flat lens for visible wavelengths can be mass-produced by CMOS method.

23 Jan 24
Military laser DragonFire achieves first successful test firing

Energy weapon system is UK’s first high-power source against aerial targets.

17 Jan 24
Edmund Optics names its 2023 Award winners

Educational and Norman Edmund prizes reward student optics research in STEM worldwide.

16 Jan 24
Developments in QPAT promise clearer views of tissues

SPIE review of quantitative photoacoustic tomography highlights current challenges being tackled.

10 Jan 24
SPIE announces its 2024 Society awards

20 award recipients represent a wide range of achievements across light-based sciences and technologies.

10 Jan 24
ORC says changing shape of optical fiber ‘could unlock many benefits’

UK awards £2.2M grant to six universities to research ‘flat’ fiber for new composites.

04 Jan 24
SPIE announces its 2024 Fellows for photonics achievement

Society is welcoming 47 new Fellow Members from across the globe.

04 Jan 24
University of Utah tracks motion of falling snowflakes

Laser light sheet and SLR camera scan the air to map lanes where snow is glistening.

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