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11 Dec 14
Downing Street ceremony heralds the International Year of Light

Special Christmas decorations outside home of UK Prime Minister mark the countdown to IYOL.

05 Dec 14
TSMC chief Morris Chang wins SPIE 'visionary' award

Application of state-of-the-art lithography has driven Moore's law at the giant Taiwanese foundry.

28 Nov 14
3D-printed optics and liquid lens make Prism finals

27 innovations across nine categories shortlisted for the annual ceremony.

27 Nov 14
DoD outlines photonics hub requirements and timeline

US cluster groups and other potential hosts attend meeting to discuss future $220 million photonics hub.

26 Nov 14
Southampton professor elected to Photonics 21 board

Board of Stakeholders responsible for developing future funding calls in photonics.

26 Nov 14
Renishaw wins Queen’s Award for spectroscopy kit

UK company wins recognition for rapid Raman imaging microscope.

13 Nov 14
Philae sends back first comet images

First views of a comet captured directly from the surface by Swiss-built miniature cameras.

12 Nov 14
EC to consider extending Pb/Cd exemption for optical glasses

SPECTARIS argues European photonics industry relies on special glasses; consultations set for early 2015.

06 Nov 14
US launches $220M photonics foundry funding competition

Department of Defense, via Air Force Research Laboratory, issues funding opportunity announcement.

06 Nov 14
Singapore's NTU opens $80m photonics R&D institute

Said to be one of the most advanced centres in the world; partnership with Southampton.

05 Nov 14
US collaborators rescue giant IR telescope

Universities of Arizona and Hawaii, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, support 3.8 meter UKIRT.

04 Nov 14
Pilot protector film wins Frost & Sullivan award

Consultancy firm calls optical metamaterial application an 'unrivaled solution' to threat of laser attacks on planes.

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