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19 Feb 20
PHASA-35 solar aircraft makes maiden flight

BAE Systems-developed plane, which runs on GaAs solar cells and Li-ion batteries, could stay airborne for a year.

19 Feb 20
Netherlands government commits €23.5M to quantum development

Five-year investment represents initial action intended to fund high-priority areas.

14 Feb 20
LASER World of Photonics China postponed

Coronavirus concerns lead Messe München to delay February and March expos - including Vision China 2020 and co-located events.

06 Feb 20
Photonics West Show Daily Thursday February 6 edition

Access a free download of the Thursday edition of Show Daily from Photonics West 2020.

05 Feb 20
Photonics West Show Daily Wednesday Feb 5 edition

Access a free download of the Wednesday edition of Show Daily from Photonics West 2020.

01 Feb 20
Photonics West Show Daily BiOS 2020 Weekend Edition

For the first time, we are publishing a Saturday-Sunday edition of the must-have Show Daily, focused on the BiOS exhibition and conference.

22 Jan 20
SPIE names 2020 Startup Challenge semi-finalists

Industry-focused pitching competition held during Photonics West to showcase 42 startups vying to win $85,000 in prizes and support.

13 Jan 20
NASA tracks smoke from Australian fires across Pacific

Earth-orbiting fleet of observation satellites working together to analyze atmospheric aerosols and pollution from bushfires.

13 Jan 20
LZH’s MOMA laser ready for flight to Mars

Solid-state laser head emits in the UV spectral range at 266 nm to convert Martian soil into gas phase for analysis.

07 Jan 20
UK satellites plan to combat climate change

Data on rising sea levels, greenhouse gases and shrinking glaciers could help guide policy makers.

03 Jan 20
Moiin Group gains US patent recognition for motion capture tech

Korean company says its FBG-based motion capture suits are taking another step towards fully integrated VR ecosystem.

17 Dec 19
NASA's Operation IceBridge completes polar surveys

Optical technologies contributed to new data on ice sheets and glaciers.

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