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24 Aug 16
Toptica strengthens presence in Japan

Diode and fiber laser developer opens Toptica K.K. office in Fuchu/Tokyo.

16 Aug 16
Arizona collaborators set up new industry committee

Goal is to ‘catalyze, convene and connect’ the optics industry sector across Arizona.

11 Aug 16
Dynamic Structures confirms $10M Thirty Meter Telescope contract

Canadian firm will complete enclosure design and production readiness phase, with TMT still to finalize a site for the giant observatory.

03 Aug 16
Ahmed Zewail: 1946-2016

Nobel-winning spectroscopist and much-decorated scholar dies at the age of 70.

01 Aug 16
Astrophotographer Jimmy Walker wins US PGA

Professional golfer and astronomical imaging enthusiast bags first major title.

20 Jul 16
Photonics showcased at SPIE defense and security meeting

Edinburgh conference will give updates on practice, research and commercial potential of photonics and sensing to the military and security services.

07 Jul 16
Reflections on Brexit: silver linings amid the uncertainty

How industry groups, trade associations and related organizations responded to the UK’s referendum result.

06 Jul 16
Optical imaging takes key role in new US attack on cancer

Initiative led by Vice President Joe Biden aims to improve cancer detection and prevention.

28 Jun 16
Thirty Meter Telescope site decision to be made in early 2017

Mexico, Canary Islands and Chile locations among those being explored as an alternative to Mauna Kea.

27 Jun 16
Gravity waves and dark energy in focus at SPIE astro meeting

Opening plenary talks cover astronomical hot topics opening new windows on the universe.

27 Jun 16
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 'on track' for first light in 2020

Bad weather in Chile causing problems but project leaders remain confident of October 2022 start to giant survey of the night sky.

24 Jun 16
National Photonics Initiative calls for laser weapons strategy

US-focused interest group wants more development cash and ‘intelligent protection’ for critical technologies used in high-power lasers.

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