Researchers Lihong Wang and Alexander Oraevsky win Britton Chance and Berthold Leibinger prizes respectively.
To mark 25th anniversary, Southampton offering its experimental fibers with special properties to interested parties.
New workgroup dedicated to the promotion of venture and finance activities among the association's members.
German Engineering Association appoints four new members to the steering committee of its Photonics Forum.
Stefan Hell, Eric Betzig and William Moerner win 2014 prize for development of techniques that beat Abbe's optical diffraction limit.
Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano share award for their pioneering work on gallium nitride optoelectronics.
Plan to create integrated photonics 'ecosystem', part-funded by the US Department of Defense, is announced by President Obama.
Coherent, Spectra-Physics, Hamamatsu and others commit more than $30 million to Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.
International search for the best in commercial photonics innovation now includes additive manufacturing category.
Hot topics for 2014 included: spatial division multiplexing, silicon photonic integrated circuits and novel synchronization.
Consortium led by Texas firm wins $40M deal to construct 10 petawatt laser in Prague.
House of Representatives passes bill designed to stimulate development and commercialization of new technologies.