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10 Apr 19
NASA demonstrates inter-CubeSat laser comms

A tiny NASA satellite has used a laser to send information 2400km through space to the ISARA CubeSat.

04 Apr 19
Photonics21 looks into the crystal ball

optics.org interviews P21’s Head of Operations about the industry's prospects, the EC and funding, Brexit and more.

03 Apr 19
Prima Power opens €20m laser & machine tool plant in Finland

Product portfolio includes LaserGenius 2D and 3D laser machines for cutting, welding and drilling.

01 Apr 19
Arizona's Optics Valley receives $500,000 award

Funding to Strategy1 consultancy will support cluster's membership drive and services.

28 Mar 19
Photonics 21 AGM: Platform awaits Horizon Europe funding plan

Investment will continue after 2020 but “questions remain as to detailed mechanism,” says EC rep at annual meet.

28 Mar 19
Photonics 21 AGM: First joint Eureka-P21 Mirror Group call announced

For R&D proposals on photonics for advanced manufacturing; deadline for submissions is July 25th July.

22 Mar 19
FLIR Systems opens new office in Washington DC

Plans renovation project for its Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters in Q2 of 2019.

19 Mar 19
Jenoptik streamlines corporate structures

German units of the Division Light & Optics bundled; company also presents latest developments at this week's LASER China.

14 Mar 19
OFC 2019 closes with focus on 800G optical links, 'real-world' 5G

Expo showcased technical research, many new commercial solutions, plus live multivendor demonstrations.

05 Mar 19
Zhores Alferov 1930-2019

Nobel laureate won share of physics prize in 2000 for his critical work on the development of laser diodes.

04 Mar 19
Jenoptik ups US capacity with photolithography investment

In response to growing demand for microoptics for fiber optic communications, semiconductors, biophotonics and defense.

01 Mar 19
SPIE publishes 2019 Optics & Photonics Global Salary Report

Findings cover range of data points including job satisfaction, entry-level pay, and highest-paid areas.

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