Gérard Mourou, Ted Hänsch, and Stefan Hell call for explicit addition of photonics as key technology in forthcoming Horizon Europe program.
Sensor systems giant to donate $3M in thermal imaging equipment and support for deployment across the country.
24 recipients recognised for achievements across wide range of light-based science advances.
Agency says US government shutdown not expected to impact recovery plan for ‘Wide Field Camera 3’.
Contenders to showcase innovations in healthcare, lasers, wearables and IoT, hoping to win big at PW 2019.
Two identified so far with total budget of €75m: "Pilot Lines for Photonic Devices" and "Applications-driven components".
Bipartisan legislation creates national policy to encourage quantum research and technology development.
Many of this year’s cohort tipped for great technology futures are working in photonics-related innovation fields.
National Quantum Initiative wins bipartisan backing for plan to establish quantum sector in the US.
Laser scientists Mourou, Strickland and Ashkin (by proxy) presented Nobel Prizes by King of Sweden, also sharing $1 million.
Winning photonics products will be recognized at special event taking place during Photonics West.
Donation from serial optics entrepreneur Jim Wyant will increase College of Optical Sciences' faculty by nearly one-third.