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18 Sep 23
SLAC reports first light for DOE’s grand project

“Victory” for the new U.S. X-ray laser, expected to pay big returns to optics-related developments.

14 Sep 23
MESA+ Institute develops tool to measure plasma source and wavelength...

...and fellow Twente, Netherlands, spinoff Superlight Photonics announces completion of seed investment round.

13 Sep 23
SPIE announces applications are open for 2024 Startup Challenge

Annual competition invites firms leveraging photonics technologies to take part.

12 Sep 23
JWST spots methane and carbon dioxide in K2-18b atmosphere

Results from optical instruments suggest exoplanet may have a water ocean.

07 Sep 23
SPIE Sensors & Imaging: Plenaries address defense, observation and AI

Four keynotes give delegates updates and detail commercial opportunities of diverse demanding markets.

07 Sep 23
Industry leaders to meet at second DC-based SPIE Photonics Industry Summit

Program on 27 September will feature U.S. government agencies speaking on federal policy and funding.

05 Sep 23
Northrop Grumman presents ‘future of deep sensing’ for U.S. Army

To identify, monitor, target, and strike military threats remotely with greater precision.

05 Sep 23
TNO joins European project to develop space-based ‘quantum internet’

Terrestrial global quantum internet is “blocked” due to signal losses in fiber, says Netherlands research group.

24 Aug 23
Rochester Professor Julie Bentley elected into SPIE presidential chain

Society’s next vice president is also the president of Bentley Optical Design.

24 Aug 23
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2023: Nano for energy and quantum science

Plenary speakers Shanhui Fan (Stanford) and Stefanie Kroker (TU Braunschweig) open the plenary presentations.

23 Aug 23
Texas’ tabletop laser upgraded to hit peak power of 40TW

Spinoff Tau Systems provides enhancement to develop elements of laser-plasma interactions.

15 Aug 23
USPS stamp showcases zebrafish imaging

Stamp in Life Magnified series shows fluorescence microscopy to promote interest in science.

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