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29 Sep 15
Ultrafast industrial laser training network kicks off

€3.5M 'Laser4Fun' project will train up to 14 students in new surface engineering techniques employing ultrashort-pulse lasers.

16 Sep 15
iSPEX-EU project to gather pollution data via smartphones

European citizens using phone cameras to gather air pollution data across the continent.

14 Sep 15
David Boas awarded Britton Chance Biomedical Optics prize

Award recognizes contributions to the growth of biomedical optics and photonics.

02 Sep 15
Photonics Ireland unveils 'action plan'

Education minister calls for more than 100 PhD students to be trained in photonics by 2020 at Cork launch event.

19 Aug 15
Local tensions break out over AIM Photonics HQ

Legacy Tower building announced as the administrative center of the $600M effort by SUNY Polytechnic, amid concern over who exactly is in charge.

18 Aug 15
Proposals for AKL'16 laser award open

Biennial event offering prestige and €10,000 prize for industrial applications of lasers.

12 Aug 15
Optics+Photonics 2015: Intense focus on photovoltaics

Commercial and technical aspects of how to maximize returns from PV were under the microscope in San Diego.

11 Aug 15
American hub delivers hope for a competitive photonics sector

Core mission of AIM Photonics will be to serve DoD needs, but commercial benefits will emerge from a new economy of scale for integrated photonics.

10 Aug 15
Optics+Photonics 2015: Rosetta scientist fascinates with progress report

"Comet chaser" Artur Chmielewski, who helped land Philae on 67P, tells San Diego meeting about new plan to set orbiter down in 2016.

28 Jul 15
Joe Biden hails 'extraordinary potential' of photonics

US Vice President talks waveguides and quotes Bragg amid the fanfare of New York's country-spanning photonics innovation plan.

28 Jul 15
Optitec adapts to support photonics in south of France

Photonics cluster aims to be involved in entire value chain for companies across its region.

23 Jul 15
New York wins $220M photonics foundry race

US Department of Defense chooses Rochester-led consortium partnered by MIT and the University of Arizona.

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