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08 Oct 14
Super-resolution microscopy inventors claim chemistry Nobel

Stefan Hell, Eric Betzig and William Moerner win 2014 prize for development of techniques that beat Abbe's optical diffraction limit.

07 Oct 14
Blue LED pioneers win physics Nobel

Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano share award for their pioneering work on gallium nitride optoelectronics.

06 Oct 14
White House backs $200M photonics hub

Plan to create integrated photonics 'ecosystem', part-funded by the US Department of Defense, is announced by President Obama.

30 Sep 14
Photonics industry leaders target neuroscience

Coherent, Spectra-Physics, Hamamatsu and others commit more than $30 million to Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.

26 Sep 14
Prism Awards deadline: October 10

International search for the best in commercial photonics innovation now includes additive manufacturing category.

25 Sep 14
ECOC celebrates its 40th expo in Cannes

Hot topics for 2014 included: spatial division multiplexing, silicon photonic integrated circuits and novel synchronization.

24 Sep 14
National Energetics and Ekspla to build Prague beamline

Consortium led by Texas firm wins $40M deal to construct 10 petawatt laser in Prague.

19 Sep 14
Societies welcome US manufacturing vote

House of Representatives passes bill designed to stimulate development and commercialization of new technologies.

18 Sep 14
EC names new heads for photonics and industry

Jean-Claude Juncker reveals Commission's top team for November kick-off; fresh legs for photonics and SMEs.

08 Sep 14
EPIC launches travel grant for students

Up to €250 available to support visits to various European photonics-related events.

27 Aug 14
VISION Russia expo announced for June 2015

Second outing for Messe Stuttgart-supported show and conference.

21 Aug 14
Future of medicine: disposable biosensors and 'electroceutics'?

SPIE plenary session hears about point-of-care diagnostics and a new idea for beating post-surgical infection.

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