Photonics representatives welcome proposed boost for NSF, but other key areas face cuts.
First prototype of ultrafast laser for scientific applications from new business division will be on show at Munich trade fair.
Biennial award honors outstanding research in the field of glass.
Growing use – by friend and foe – of lasers as weapons in civil unrest and war zones; many lasers labeled “low power” present greater dangers, DES 2013 conference hears.
First precision measurements on large sample of pointers shows “unacceptable” light levels.
Breakthrough European-US technique is enabling greater understanding of neurological diseases and processes.
Government confirms previous ‘ad referendum’ commitment to building the world’s largest optical telescope.
Set of six ‘Key Enabling Technologies’ – which includes photonics – should be a priority investment area, says the bank.
Analysis of five application areas recommends financial support for technology commercialization and revised incentive schemes in PV and lighting.
European "Firesense" project saves cultural heritage - and lives.
Canadian and Hungarian-Austrian physicists recognized – will face red carpet treatment in Saudi Arabia in March.
Annual machine vision and imaging event held for past 25 years moves to biennial cycle following exhibitor vote.