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.
But request for injunction over patent infringement claim is denied; judge criticizes parts of Waymo case as ‘nothing more than Optics 101.’
Optical Engineering article reports how Zygo pair extend range of applications for flexible microscope platforms to larger fields of view.
300-member industry group is "on a mission to build a strong network of trusted industry experts and leaders".
New US-based organization says it will focus on educating industry, government and the general public on the benefits of the technology.
Intellectual property licensing agreement expected to aid development of silicon photonics technology.
Photonics industry urged by lobbyist to keep an eye on Jared Kushner, amid potential opportunities in infrastructure, defense and medicine.
Industry keynote speaker and Quanergy CEO Louay Eldada tells conference that optics is ‘king again’.
But industry panel session in Anaheim hears that most quantum applications - particularly computing - remain a long way off.
Anaheim conference hears of myriad future applications for the optical technology in space exploration.