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10 May 16
Canadian group develops 'holographic' flexible smartphone

Holoflex from Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab (Ontario) unveiled at ACM CHI meet in San Jose.

04 May 16
Edmund Optics launches startUP program to help new optics firms

Program provides fledgling photonics companies with engineering, product, and marketing expertise and cut-price kit.

03 May 16
Michael Mertin to step down from Photonics21

Two-term president to depart in November 2016, leaving detailed to-do list for successor.

28 Apr 16
Philips Photonics team wins AKL innovation award for VCSEL arrays

Biannual gong goes to Aachen group’s development of semiconductor laser technology for thermal processing.

26 Apr 16
Sentinel 1B launched to complete radar pair

ESA fires satellite into orbit to extend laser communications and advanced imaging capability for earth scanning.

21 Apr 16
Photonics firms recognised in Queen's Awards for exports and innovation

Among more than 240 British businesses celebrating monarch’s 90th birthday with awards.

19 Apr 16
SPIE DCS 2016: AIM Photonics still seeking partners

Speakers outline interest in the potential application of integrated photonics devices to threat detection.

19 Apr 16
SPIE DCS 2016: space – the sensing frontier

DARPA plenary talk focuses on developing airport-like convenience for satellite launches and robotic in-space servicing.

14 Apr 16
Graphene workshop bets on carbon futures

Day-long conference at Photonics Europe considers roadmap to real markets for integrated devices.

11 Apr 16
Zygo sues SUNY for 'unpaid' $2.6M EUV work

Precision optical metrology firm says the university has not paid in full for its development of EUV optics equipment.

07 Apr 16
AIM Photonics reports progress at Photonics Europe

CEO Michael Liehr gives overview of new American Manufacturing Institute for Integrated Photonics.

29 Mar 16
AIA launches startup competition for vision technology innovators

$10,000 prize awaits winning company using vision systems in “new and unique ways”. Application deadline is April 7.

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