New Israel-based biometric scanning firm wins gold; IR spectroscopy blood testing method silver; and low-noise reflective optics developer bronze.
Technical inventors benefiting society recognized by European Patent Office’s Inventor Awards 2017, last week in Venice.
Ambitious plan to detect gravitational waves in space using laser interferometry penciled in for 2034 launch.
Toptica and PTB lead consortium to devise optical single ion clock by 2020; quantum theme is a highlight at LASER 2017.
3D bio-imaging pioneer Sharpe to lead research projects on disease, treatments and and organ regeneration.
Construction of what will become the world’s largest optical telescope now officially under way.
$81M tranche released for construction and tool installation at test, assembly and packaging facility in Rochester.
Trump proposals slammed but space agency and others remain committed to some key optics-related developments, including LIGO and telescopes.
Leti shows WVGA 10µm GaN microdisplays, Nanosys Q-dot wins Component of The Year; Soraa Laser picks up innovation prizes.
European Southern Observatory says 4.2 m-diameter secondary mirror will weigh 3.5 tonnes.
George Craford, Lumileds’ Solid State Lighting Fellow, awarded IEEE’s Edison Medal for disruptive developments that revolutionized lighting.
350TW pulsed laser from Thales will drive seven beam lines to research cancer treatments and particles.