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15 Jun 18
SPIE hails US National Quantum Initiative legislation

Program intends to accelerate US quantum research and development – promising many opportunities for photonics technologies.

13 Jun 18
SPIE Astro 2018: world’s largest solar telescope nearing completion

Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope should be up and running next year.

13 Jun 18
Erik Loopstra and Vadim Banine receive European Inventor Award

ASML engineers recognized for contribution to EUV lithography.

12 Jun 18
SPIE Astro 2018: Large Synoptic Survey Telescope takes shape in Chile

$100M worth of equipment expected to move to the summit of Cerro Pachon over the next year.

11 Jun 18
SPIE Astro 2018: opening plenaries set scene for JWST mission

Lee Feinberg and John Mather cover the past, present and future of the James Webb Space Telescope.

05 Jun 18
UK quantum chiefs urge MPs to back funding commitment for industry phase

David Delpy and Sir Peter Knight seeking £338M in phase-two backing for the National Quantum Technologies Programme.

05 Jun 18
Jenoptik to invest €11M in new production facility for metrology

Focus is on smart manufacturing and automation based on optical and photonic technologies.

30 May 18
Solar boom: installed capacity expected to double by 2023

China drives market as global PV generating capacity approaches the terawatt level.

29 May 18
ELI facilities bid to be an ‘ERIC’ research project

Carlo Rizzuto, Director General ELI-DC, gives an update on latest developments at Eastern Europe's high energy laser facilities.

17 May 18
UNESCO's International Day of Light debuts in Paris

Following success of year-long festival in 2015, IDL aims to promote and share the benefits of light projects worldwide.

17 May 18
Glasgow MP voices Brexit fears at foundry open day

Carol Monaghan MP, who has a degree in laser physics and optoelectronics, says exit from European Union presents major concerns for the UK’s photonics industry.

16 May 18
Fraunhofer IWS process boost for Rolls Royce aircraft engines

Frank Brückner and Mirko Riede (IWS) and Dan Roth-Fagaraseanu (RR) win 2018 Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize of the Year.

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