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Photonics World
12 Oct 16
Optics societies welcome changes to US export regulations

SPIE and OSA say amendment to ITAR rules will ease overhead burden on smaller companies, although another call for industry responses looms.

11 Oct 16
Chronocam wins Inpho startup prize

Paris-based machine vision pioneer impresses the judges at the Bordeaux venture summit.

05 Oct 16
Optics regions Rochester and Jena strengthen links

Exchange of photonics knowledge will benefit research and industry on both sides of the Atlantic, say partners.

05 Oct 16
IYL final report: continue the conversation

Call for a dedicated 'day of light' commemorating the first laser, as final report on IYL2015 is presented at UNESCO headquarters.

05 Oct 16
PV pioneer Grätzel recognised for 'fundamental contribution'

EPFL scientist is awarded the 6th Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences by science publisher Elsevier.

28 Sep 16
S+D 2016: Key to growing military business – invest in R&D

Sir Brian Burridge, Leonardo SVP and UK military leader, imparts his wisdom on developing and marketing combat-ready photonics.

28 Sep 16
S+D 2016: Fiber lasers and quantum photonics show great promise

SPIE’s Edinburgh Defense & Security meet hears inspirational plenaries from Payne and Knight.

26 Sep 16
Prism Awards: application deadline is October 7

Submissions to high-profile industry event for innovation in optics and photonics being accepted across 13 different categories.

23 Sep 16
Jenoptik’s Michael Mertin to quit in June 2017

After 10 years’ of “transformation and growth”, he will focus on new challenges beyond the German optics giant.

22 Sep 16
ECOC 2016 reflects market impacts of new photonic technologies

Düsseldorf event showcases latest developments in optical communications – from silicon to software.

21 Sep 16
Southampton University showcases Future Photonics Hub

The Future Photonics Hub’s inaugural “industry day” hailed a success by 150 delegates and exhibitors.

20 Sep 16
Inpho 2016 investor event to reach beyond photonics

Bordeaux biennial conference embraces wider range of technologies to extend investment potential.

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