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01 Feb 12
PW 2012: green awards for laser innovators

Awards announced ahead of keynote presentation at the opening of the LASE conference.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: young guns scoop 2011 Prisms

Start-ups and SMEs showed strongly at this year’s Prism Awards, with a 60-laser tunnel imaging system and an industrial femtosecond laser among the winners.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: Germany urges spending on ‘green tech’

Photonics technologies are key to Green Tech revolution required to drive economic recovery.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: fusion laser on track for 2012 burn

The National Ignition Facility’s Mike Dunne expects to see fusion with gain in around nine months.

09 Jan 12
LG's 55in OLED TV spearheads CES launch portfolio

With an infinite contrast ratio, LG's OLED TV exhibits vivid colors and fine details.

09 Jan 12
Liquid crystal pioneers honored by National Academy

Washington's National Academy of Engineering recognizes four technologists instrumental in developing the display technology.

09 Jan 12
UK to fund satellite applications 'Catapult centre'

But the prospects for a similar research centre dedicated to photonics are not looking good, say some in the industry.

05 Jan 12
'Under the radar' at Photonics West 2012

Highlighting a dozen of the 'up-and-coming' companies that you might not have heard about who are exhibiting at the San Francisco show this year.

21 Dec 11
2011 round-up: the year in significant figures

Ten numbers that sum up major developments in optics and photonics this year.

16 Dec 11
Organic opto pioneers scoop German Future Prize

Team from Dresden wins award for development of organic semiconductors now being commercialized for PV and lighting applications.

16 Dec 11
US small business program gets six-year extension

Senate and House agree compromise deal that will see venture-backed enterprises gain greater access to SBIR funds.

13 Dec 11
Trumpf chief named as leading businesswoman

Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, president of the family-owned laser and machine tool giant, ranked 40th in Financial Times list.

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