European Commission follows UK with generous funding to develop the “wonder material”.
French femtosecond laser developer recognized by François Hollande.
Lens pioneer has supported Hollywood evolution over past century.
Optics and photonics society believes that bills before Congress will benefit high-tech industries.
University of Southampton professor and photonics entrepreneur becomes Sir David Payne.
Turkey-inspired developers of excimer laser technology for vision correction honored by President Obama.
Big Blue says breakthrough shows feasibility of silicon nanophotonics for chip manufacturing.
Three-year plan shifts emphasis towards nuclear stockpile stewardship and fundamental science, though ignition remains a key goal.
MEPs vote in favor of a new single European patent system – with expected benefits for high-tech SMEs.
SPIE and dozens of other member societies and universities call for a bipartisan political solution to protect US research.
Photonics and sensors – though not biophotonics – projects are set to be funded under a “fast-track” scheme worth up to £10 million.
Optical, manufacturing firms pool talents to target lab-on-chip, optical MEMs sectors.