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19 Mar 14
James Harrington wins top SPIE award

Fiber-optics pioneer wins society's Gold Medal Award for 2014; 12 more recipients announced.

19 Mar 14
Dazzi wins Ernst Abbe microscopy award

Inventor of combined AFM/infrared laser technique recognized by New York Microscopical Society.

14 Mar 14
OFC 2014 show reports ‘flurry of activity’

Over 550 exhibitors showcase the latest in optical networking, ROADMs, WDM, optical interconnects, and FTTx systems.

05 Mar 14
NASA budget request prioritizes solar propulsion

Completion of the James Webb Space Telescope and technology development for wide-field infrared telescope also highlighted.

27 Feb 14
Kepler data trawl finds 715 more exoplanets

New analysis of data collected by the NASA space observatory verifies hundreds of small-sized planets.

24 Feb 14
Guest blog: Jana Huisman visits Barcelona's ICFO

Photonics21's Young Ambassador reports on groundbreaking research and outreach activity at the Institute of Photonic Sciences.

12 Feb 14
NIF hails fusion breakthrough

Fusion with fuel gain demonstrated for first time at the giant laser facility in California.

12 Feb 14
Photonics R&D breakthroughs share in $300,000 Rank Prizes

Strained-layer laser structures and atomic clock-on-chip projects recognised.

30 Jan 14
Moti Segev wins Israel Prize for soliton work

Professor at Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, recognised for inspirational achievements.

28 Jan 14
Fraunhofer team appears at UK Parliament

Business, innovation and skills committee session questions Centre for Applied Photonics chief Martin Dawson on obstacles to innovation.

24 Jan 14
Irish photonics center launches with eye on ICT and medicine

€30 million Tyndall-led research center for photonic integration aiming to create hundreds of new jobs.

31 Dec 13
Year in review: the story of 2013

From laser-printed spaceships to vision implants for the blind – the photonics stories that helped define the year.

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