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.
Jean-Claude Juncker reveals Commission's top team for November kick-off; fresh legs for photonics and SMEs.
Up to €250 available to support visits to various European photonics-related events.
Second outing for Messe Stuttgart-supported show and conference.
SPIE plenary session hears about point-of-care diagnostics and a new idea for beating post-surgical infection.