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08 Sep 17
NY Photonics and Greater Rochester Enterprise form strategic partnership

Key aims are to leverage region’s advantages in optics technologies and to attract new business.

05 Sep 17
ESO’s observatory to host new ‘planet hunter’

Near Infra Red Planet Searcher to be installed on the 3.6m telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.

04 Sep 17
Meetings in Poland focus on quantum, sensing and security

SPIE photonics conferences in Warsaw expect at least 1,000 engineers, scientists, policy makers, and program managers from 40 countries.

30 Aug 17
Infrared sounder tracks Harvey rainclouds

Satellite spectrometer measures temperature of cloud tops as the ex-hurricane dumps a deluge on Houston.

30 Aug 17
Diamond laser pioneer Mildren wins Australian Eureka award

High power, tunable sources expected to achieve kilowatt outputs, promising benefits for defense, quantum computing and biological imaging.

25 Aug 17
ICO elects Roberta Ramponi as new president

Director of the Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie in Milan begins her three-year term in October.

23 Aug 17
VLT interferometer sees gases swirling on supernova candidate Antares

Equipment used at Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile shows stellar detail only previously captured with our own Sun.

22 Aug 17
Infrared camera captures new view of solar corona

Flight of 'AIR-Spec' imager on adapted Gulfstream jet during eclipse totality expected to improve understanding of solar wind phenomena.

09 Aug 17
University of Arizona’s John Greivenkamp elected to SPIE presidential chain

Telescope enthusiast and optics educationalist will serve as society’s president in 2020.

03 Aug 17
Ed White appointed National Photonics Initiative committee chief

Currently heading up corporate outreach at AIM Photonics, White previously worked at Kodak.

28 Jul 17
SPIE chief Eugene Arthurs to retire next year

Industry veteran to step down after 18 years as the optics and photonics society’s executive director and CEO.

26 Jul 17
Nikon celebrates centenary with an eye on the future

Camera and lithography giant was created by the merger of two optics companies on July 25, 1917.

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