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05 May 15
SPIE calls for photonics industry views on ITAR rules

Optronics companies have 60 days to express their views on international sale of arms-related technologies.

22 Apr 15
DSS 2015: photonics 'crucial' for next-gen warfighters

Plenary talk by retired US Army colonel and engineer David Brown calls for “technology surprises” through science and engineering.

21 Apr 15
Photonics firms recognized by Queen’s Awards 2015

Innovation and export awards for photonics companies across the UK.

08 Apr 15
US 'must get serious' about laser weapons

Report from influential US think-tank calls for a more cohesive approach to development and deployment of directed-energy technologies.

07 Apr 15
Israel's Knesset hosts 450kW solar roof

Said to be largest PV project ever completed for a national assembly building.

02 Apr 15
Graphene light bulbs: what's the secret sauce?

Claims that a University of Manchester spin-out will be selling graphene-enabled efficient LED bulbs within months look optimistic at best.

01 Apr 15
Laser World of Photonics launches ‘Start-up World’

Dedicated new company zone plus €50,000 prize competition at Munich expo aims to be “innovation platform” for young photonics companies.

26 Mar 15
OFC 2015: new products chase booming bandwidth

optics.org gives a taste of some of the hundreds of announcements to emerge this week.

24 Mar 15
Eckhard Beyer wins AILU International Award

For major contribution to industrial laser materials processing; Fraunhofer ILT hosting USP laser conference in April.

24 Mar 15
Australia's Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics appoints director

Multidisciplinary research effort co-ordinated at the University of Adelaide confirms interim director Mark Hutchinson in permanent lead role.

18 Mar 15
Europe's 'Horizon' challenge targets optical communications

€500,000 prize on offer for radical new technologies to maximize fiber-optic transmission capacity.

10 Mar 15
€1m Brain Prize for developers of two-photon microscopy

German-US team recognized for inventing “revolutionary” technique that inspects structures and processes.

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