Fan-like, lightweight solar modules unfurled in Earth orbit for first time.
Unibeam Photonics files complaints against 27 different companies in notorious court jurisdiction of Marshall, Texas.
Startups Moria Lase, Irisiome and Spark Lasers join Aquitaine’s growing photonics and optics group.
Official closing ceremony of year-long celebration of light takes place in Mérida in early February.
EPSRC allocates £10 million in central funding for ‘national hub in high-value photonic manufacturing’ in Southampton.
Gathering of the clans in Glasgow gives a foretaste of optical breakthroughs to come.
Karl Deisseroth and Ed Boyden win $3M each and rub shoulders with the likes of Russell Crowe and Pharrell Williams on the red carpet in Silicon Valley.
Photonics technologies dominate university research competition; won by Jonathan Roberts, of Lancaster University.
Newly-established UK quantum imaging hub wins $150,000 prize nine months after opening.
François Hollande reviews school and recent industrial and medical photonics businesses.
Long-awaited high-power facility now ready to receive researchers – and lasers.
But still awaiting world’s “highest power sources” - which should start test-firing from 2018.