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19 Sep 14
Societies welcome US manufacturing vote

House of Representatives passes bill designed to stimulate development and commercialization of new technologies.

18 Sep 14
EC names new heads for photonics and industry

Jean-Claude Juncker reveals Commission's top team for November kick-off; fresh legs for photonics and SMEs.

08 Sep 14
EPIC launches travel grant for students

Up to €250 available to support visits to various European photonics-related events.

27 Aug 14
VISION Russia expo announced for June 2015

Second outing for Messe Stuttgart-supported show and conference.

21 Aug 14
Future of medicine: disposable biosensors and 'electroceutics'?

SPIE plenary session hears about point-of-care diagnostics and a new idea for beating post-surgical infection.

20 Aug 14
Advice for optics designers: be flexible

Don't just implement initial specifications, ex-Google Glass lead engineer Anurag Gupta tells SPIE conference.

19 Aug 14
Beyond silicon: SPIE conference examines the solar options

CdTe's 're-awakening', concentrated photovoltaics and future cell options considered in San Diego.

18 Aug 14
NIF director Dunne hails 'spectacular' progress

Major steps taken towards generation of gigawatt-scale clean power at giant laser facility.

14 Aug 14
Atwater and Polman win Springer Prize for Applied Physics

Scientists honored for pioneering achievements in plasmonics and nanophotonics

12 Aug 14
Adaptive sensors drive exoplanet search

State-of-the-art optical technologies are allowing astronomers to directly image distant worlds from Earth.

07 Aug 14
America Competes bill calls for photonics innovation

Text of bill calls for partnerships to develop basic research into more mature technologies.

01 Aug 14
$124M photonics kit for International Space Station

$94M lidar system and $30M high-resolution spectrometer to study impacts of climate change.

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