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21 May 14
Photonics workers: doing it for the team

Survey of the global photonics workforce reveals strong team ethic but gender pay gap remains a problem.

19 May 14
EC approves funding for giant attosecond laser

Third part of Extreme Light Infrastructure project gets €111 million investment from regional development fund.

14 May 14
German-Polish physicist duo win 2014 Copernicus Award

Quantum optics researchers from Munich and Gdansk recognised by DFG and Foundation for Polish Science.

12 May 14
Fraunhofer team wins AKL innovation award

Method for improving solar cell efficiency with laser-fired contacts scoops prize at AKL event in Aachen.

09 May 14
Rochester to lead photonics roadmapping effort

$500,000 awarded through NIST's AMTech program will also help lay foundation for national consortium for photonics manufacturing.

08 May 14
DSS 2014: Robot named Sally steals the show

Machine vision and dextrous hand technology combined in system designed for remote operation.

07 May 14
German partners found 3D printing cluster

UnternehmerTUM, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship and EOS collaborate in Munich.

06 May 14
DSS 2014: Air Force chief warns on space-junk threat

Plenary talk suggests that the movie 'Gravity' highlighted a very real danger.

30 Apr 14
ALPhANOV organizing industrial laser meet in France

Three-day French/English-speaking event in july to consider applications of industrial lasers.

29 Apr 14
Two photonics firms make MacRobert shortlist

OptaSense and Cobalt Light Systems up against Rolls-Royce for Royal Academy of Engineering's long-running innovation award.

28 Apr 14
Societies pick new Congressional fellows

SPIE, OSA and MRS advocates to serve one-year terms on Capitol Hill.

24 Apr 14
UK photonics firms among Queen’s Awards 2014

Innovation and export awards for photonics firms across the UK.

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