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14 Apr 17
SPIE DCS 2017: lidar putting optics 'back in the global spotlight'

Industry keynote speaker and Quanergy CEO Louay Eldada tells conference that optics is ‘king again’.

12 Apr 17
SPIE DCS 2017: UK 'leading' quantum tech transition

But industry panel session in Anaheim hears that most quantum applications - particularly computing - remain a long way off.

12 Apr 17
SPIE DCS 2017: fiber sensors tipped for missions to Mars

Anaheim conference hears of myriad future applications for the optical technology in space exploration.

12 Apr 17
Next Scan Technology wins EPIC Phoenix Award 2017

Scanlab subsidiary, developer of polygon scanning systems, recognized for entrepreneurship in photonics.

11 Apr 17
SPIE DCS 2017: America's newest weapon of war - complexity

Plenary speakers including chief of DARPA's Strategic Technology Office cover military and space challenges at California conference.

10 Apr 17
Uber hits back at Waymo in auto lidar court battle

Ride-sharing pioneer denies infringement, saying that – unlike Waymo - it uses a multi-lens optical system.

07 Apr 17
NASA backs laser space propulsion project

Early-stage idea suggests that high-power laser array could propel small craft to nearest exoplanets with a 12-year journey.

04 Apr 17
AIM Photonics workshop ponders 2025 strategies

Sessions at MIT's Samberg Conference Center discuss challenges faced with designing and manufacturing photonic integrated circuits.

30 Mar 17
Photonics21 meet learns of pilot lines progress

A highlight of this week’s annual meeting was a set of positive reports from photonics pilot lines around Europe.

29 Mar 17
Photonics21's #next_photonics.forum opens in Brussels

Welcome from new president Aldo Kamper and €5,000 Student Award for VUB-developed food-spectroscopy innovation.

29 Mar 17
OFC 2017: launches, talks reflect 'escalating growth'

Los Angeles expo showcases latest developments in silicon photonics, 5G networking and Internet of Things.

23 Mar 17
AIM presents roadmap for US integrated photonics

400-page study highlights market drivers and investment targets for US photonics through 2030.

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