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23 Sep 16
Rockley Photonics’ Rickman reveals plan for faster data centers

“Scaling cloud data centers with packet switching” keynote at Southampton Hub’s industry day throws light on next-gen switching.

21 Sep 16
UV lidar satellite Aeolus finally nearing readiness

After a decade battling problems with high-power lasers and UV coatings, the wind monitoring mission should finally launch in November 2017.

15 Sep 16
Optics-based research lets astronomers classify galaxies by properties

UWA, Australia, uses Integral Field Spectroscopy to quantify how gas and stars move, "reinterpreting Hubble sequence".

13 Sep 16
Rochester Precision Optics lands chalcogenide development grant

Novel glass components aimed at mid-infrared applications, and quantum cascade lasers in particular.

07 Sep 16
Optical biosensor identifies E. coli more rapidly

Joint Canada and India project improves temperature sensitivity of sensor for environmental monitoring.

07 Sep 16
Water and light flow likeness leads to ultrasensitive sensor

US-Singapore partnership develops microfiber sensor 20x better than conventional optical biochemical devices.

06 Sep 16
Multispectral camera to assist coastal and road tunnel surveillance

SEERS project developing breakthrough approach to imaging in the infrared domain.

01 Sep 16
'4-D' printed structures remember their shapes

MIT and Singapore UTD develop optical process and polymer, which could aid in drug delivery and solar panel tracking.

31 Aug 16
Diamond provides 'new approach' to ultra-pure frequency lasers

Australian researchers circumvent problems responsible for destabilizing and broadening output frequency.

31 Aug 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: LIGO now targeting 'every black hole’ in the Universe

Plenary on next phase of gravity wave detection project captivates SPIE audience in San Diego.

30 Aug 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: artificial recycling of CO2 into fuel does work

However, big questions remain and much research still lies ahead, conference hears.

25 Aug 16
Fraunhofer project tests cell compatibility of OLEDs

Studying how OLEDs are tolerated by organic cells could benefit light therapy and medical applications.

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