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08 Nov 16
Unconventional illumination technique lands Vision Award

'Variable irradiation solid angle' (VISA) method overturns conventional wisdom in machine vision applications.

04 Nov 16
Quantum technologies: UK wants more industry involvement

Review co-written by government’s chief scientific advisor recommends matched private-sector funding in future phase.

02 Nov 16
Contag wins SPIE Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award

Stanford's molecular imaging pioneer to be honored for his bioluminescence work at next Photonics West expo.

27 Oct 16
Arizona leaders adopt integration strategy

Shift of focus reflects wider technological evolution as AOIA and ATC merge to form new Arizona Optics Industry Committee.

25 Oct 16
Edmund Optics names 2016 Award winners

Educational awards worth thousands in EO products and support disbursed among students and universities.

21 Oct 16
SPIE hails UNESCO support for annual Day of Light

Global enthusiasm for proposal to establish “International Day” as legacy of IYL 2015.

19 Oct 16
Sicoya wins European Photonics startup challenge

Silicon photonics specialist recognized at Micro Photonics, the new Berlin expo.

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.

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