Additional £50M will aid graphene commercialization, with £3.5M for the European Extremely Large Telescope.
CCD imaging and state-of-the-art telescopes played a crucial role in discovery of accelerating universe expansion.
Semiconductor lighting is widely used in freezer cabinets - now, says Nualight, it is spreading to chiller cabinets and even fresh food displays.
The French regional technology cluster has reorganized its activities into three business units.
The industry group representing photonics in Europe agrees to a four-fold leveraging of initial public funding for technology development.
Congress battle lines are drawn as a Senate subcommittee provides more funding for NASA but less for NIST and NSF than its House counterpart.
The European Physical Society (EPS) is set to make a formal request for United Nations endorsement of 2015 as an 'International Year of Light'.
Largest ever survey of people working in optics and photonics finds that aerospace is the highest-paid discipline.
As the National Ignition Facility closes in on laser fusion with energy gain, there are calls for the UK to coordinate a dedicated effort.
Omid Kokabee, a PhD candidate at the University of Texas, has been detained in Iran since early 2011.
Organic electronics, concentrated PV and collision-avoidance systems are nominated for the 2011 Deutscher Zukunftspreis.
ESPROS Photonics has built a wafer manufacturing facility literally inside a mountain – from where it plans to make single-chip 3D cameras.