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22 Aug 22
Optics+Photonics 2022: Zygo’s Peter de Groot elected into SPIE presidential chain

Society’s next Vice President is also an honorary professor at the University of Nottingham, UK.

18 Aug 22
Edmund Optics appoints Marisa Edmund as Chair of EO Board

Third generation family member to head Board, Marisa succeeds her father Robert Edmund as he retires.

18 Aug 22
Cluster glass shows promise to be a new, cleaner source of white light

Discovery by German consortium of Gießen, Marburg and Karlsruhe universities relied on Stuttgart’s High Performance Computing Center.

11 Aug 22
United Launch Alliance launches missile warning satellite for U.S. Space Force

Sixth and final element of infrared constellation set to identify hostile missile launches.

10 Aug 22
Storage and AI could boost output from solar and wind farms – Tyndall Institute

Ireland-based group researching how to reduce shutdowns at renewable energy plants.

03 Aug 22
Trumpf charters deep-sea container ship to beat international delivery crisis

Forty-nine laser cutting machines were last week loaded in Hamburg – set for delivery in New York by mid-August.

19 Jul 22
SPIE Astro: Plenary explores origins of James Webb Space Telescope

Space historian Professor Prof. Robert Smith identifies highs (and lows) in the scope’s century-plus countdown.

18 Jul 22
SPIE Astro Telescopes & Instrumentation: day one conference round-up

optics.org attended a selection of SATI conferences Sunday to gain insight into different aspects of this booming sector.

13 Jul 22
SPIE Astro Telescopes + Instrumentation to showcase JWST and much more

As space-optics hit the top of the news agenda, the biennial meeting and expo opens in Montreal, Canada, on July 17th.

12 Jul 22
Dazzling Webb imagery sparks industry celebrations

NASA and its optics partners have made astronomical history for all of humanity.

11 Jul 22
VISION 2022: Messe Stuttgart reports ‘strong growth’ in exhibitor numbers

Positive industry sentiment reported after 2021 event is “good omen for the 30th edition,” says organizer.

05 Jul 22
TU Dresden project PRUUVE wins Photonics21 Innovation Award 2022

University spin-off working to take reusable UV sensor foils to market maturity.

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