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03 Jan 24
EtaVolt develops technology to ‘rejuvenate’ solar panels…

…and AI method identifies new way to spot dislocations in polycrystalline materials.

21 Dec 23
Tuskegee University wins $100,000 IBM-SPIE HBCU Faculty Accelerator Award

Annual Quantum Optics and Photonics funding supports research at historically Black colleges and universities.

20 Dec 23
ESO: first segments of world's largest telescope mirror shipped to Chile…

…and James Webb telescope releases new view of “rings of Uranus”.

14 Dec 23
NY CREATES announces $10 billion venture for chip R&D facility

Albany Nanotech Complex will be first US publicly-owned high NA EUV lithography center.

13 Dec 23
RTX to create network of high power laser "energy webs" for DARPA…

…and RTX to track UK space assets with Low Earth Orbit observation system.

12 Dec 23
US Department of Energy backs three laser fusion development 'hubs'

Lawrence Livermore, Rochester, and Colorado teams share $42M award to push for inertial fusion energy.

12 Dec 23
James C. Wyant, entrepreneur in photonics remembered by U Arizona community

Founding dean of eponymous James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences passed away on December 8th.

12 Dec 23
Immersive virtual reality for mice improves neuroscience studies

Northwestern University platform provides full-field stereo vision as alternative to projection screens.

07 Dec 23
SPIE announces Startup Challenge finalists 2024

Shortlisted firms to showcase invest-ready photonics at pitch competition at Photonics West.

28 Nov 23
ETH Zurich fiber-optic network aids earthquake detection

Monitoring phase noise improves assessment of ground deformations.

20 Nov 23
NASA’s ‘deep space’ optical test sends and receives first data

Experiment transmits NIR laser encoded with data 16 million km to Caltech’s Palomar Observatory.

16 Nov 23
ETH Zurich laser-prints robot hand with polymer bones and tendons

Technique combines 3D printing, laser scanning; US spin-off Inkbit now offering bespoke service.

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