Astronomers and industry “down under” gain access to La Silla Paranal Observatory; first step towards Australia gaining ESO membership.
Glasses containing cadmium and lead may still be used for four more years; industry lobbyists to push for total exemption.
Sight-saving device based on fishes' perception of polarized light wins BBSRC Innovator of the Year award.
Outstanding achievement award presented to Peter O’Brien for efforts to establish the ‘PIXAPP’ pilot line for integrated photonics production.
As SPIE launches new Digital Optical Technologies conference series and hosts AR/VR demonstrations at LASER
Mercedes Benz vehicle sporting a Luminar Technologies sensor makes an appearance outside the trade fair.
New Israel-based biometric scanning firm wins gold; IR spectroscopy blood testing method silver; and low-noise reflective optics developer bronze.
Technical inventors benefiting society recognized by European Patent Office’s Inventor Awards 2017, last week in Venice.
Ambitious plan to detect gravitational waves in space using laser interferometry penciled in for 2034 launch.
Toptica and PTB lead consortium to devise optical single ion clock by 2020; quantum theme is a highlight at LASER 2017.
3D bio-imaging pioneer Sharpe to lead research projects on disease, treatments and and organ regeneration.
Construction of what will become the world’s largest optical telescope now officially under way.