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07 Feb 18
PhotoniCare wins Startup Challenge with pitch for non-invasive ear inspection

CareWear and Orbis take second and third in new-product pitch contest at SPIE Photonics West.

07 Feb 18
Optical 'Superman' memory flies with orbiting Tesla

State-of-the-art optical data storage technology developed by UK researchers was blasted into space as part of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch.

06 Feb 18
JWST's instruments and optics shipped to spacecraft location

Two 'halves' of the space telescope now in California for final integration at Northrop Grumman's Redondo Beach facility.

01 Feb 18
2018 Photonics West Show Daily: Day 3

Find out who won at the tenth anniversary Prism Awards, alongside news and exclusive features from the conference and technology exhibition in San Francisco.

31 Jan 18
2018 Photonics West Show Daily: Day 2

News and features from San Francisco as Luminar's automotive lidar demonstration hits the Moscone exhibition floor.

30 Jan 18
2018 Photonics West Show Daily: Day 1

BiOS Expo news and updates from San Francisco as new VR/AR conference pulls in the crowds.

25 Jan 18
Southampton wins funding to meet UK ‘photonics skills shortage’

Optoelectronics Research Centre to link with universities, industry partners to develop people and skills associated with fabrication of photonics devices.

24 Jan 18
Startup Challengers to pitch innovations in healthcare, imaging, sensing

Selected startups to present their photonics ideas to panel during SPIE Photonics West for share of the $85,000 in prizes.

23 Jan 18
US solar tariff decision 'to cost 23,000 jobs'

Solar Energy Industries Association slams White House decision to impose 30% tariffs on imported solar cells and panels.

22 Jan 18
Fourth SBIRS launch joins missile-warning constellation

Lockheed Martin confirms that scan-and-stare sensors payload is communicating with US Air Force following Florida launch.

16 Jan 18
Jim Hough wins astronomy accolade for gravity-wave optics

University of Glasgow professor led development of suspended mirror technology used by LIGO and Virgo facilities.

11 Jan 18
UK government ‘to clamp down further’ on unsafe lasers

Announces measures to tackle sale of unsafe pointers – following last month’s Misuse of Lasers bill.

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