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16 Oct 19
UK politician demands photonics sector recruits more women

Laser physics graduate Carol Monaghan MP praises industry at Photonex but tells it to take more positive recruitment action.

14 Oct 19
BAE Systems launches robotic, driverless military vehicle at US Army expo

Optics, electronics and software on robust chassis are foundation for "game-changing" battlefield capability, says defense giant.

10 Oct 19
European VR and AR market growth to 'outpace' North America by 2023

Market analyst Digi-Capital to make global trends predictions at European AWE "XR" conference in Germany, next week.

09 Oct 19
Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to astronomers and cosmologist

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz recognised for contributions to understanding of the evolution of the universe.

04 Oct 19
Stanford Solar Car shows potential of sun for automotive

Alta Devices solar tech expected to power Stanford’s car 3000km in trans-Australia rally.

26 Sep 19
Shoe laser to 'unfreeze' people with Parkinson's wins €1 million prize

Projected guide lines on the floor in front of patient achieve clear reduction in symptoms.

24 Sep 19
Constantin Häfner named new Fraunhofer ILT director

Replacement announced for Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, the outgoing previous chairholder and director.

19 Sep 19
Michigan team wins funding to upgrade HERCULES laser to 3 PW

New 'ZEUS' facility will become the highest-power laser in the US when completed.

12 Sep 19
Launchpad fire delays launch of SOLISS system to ISS

Non-lethal incident prevents lift-off of optical communications system, developed by Japanese team.

10 Sep 19
Lidar expert Clayton Turner appointed NASA Langley director

Rochester Institute of Technology graduate previously worked on several Earth observation programs, spearheading lidar development for space applications.

02 Sep 19
University of Strathclyde to host new quantum research center

Photonics and quantum technology development firm M Squared is opening a quantum research facility in Glasgow, Scotland.

28 Aug 19
Former Google engineer charged with theft of lidar trade secrets

Anthony Levandowski left Google’s Waymo division to set up self-driving startup subsequently acquired by Uber.

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