Quantum cascade laser pioneer recognized for 30-year career of innovation.
New association will provide legal basis to sign public-private partnership with the European Commission under Horizon 2020.
Movie technology specialists unite to create versatile lens range.
Grant and logistical support from local development corporation helps new industry group.
Photonics representatives welcome proposed boost for NSF, but other key areas face cuts.
First prototype of ultrafast laser for scientific applications from new business division will be on show at Munich trade fair.
Biennial award honors outstanding research in the field of glass.
Growing use – by friend and foe – of lasers as weapons in civil unrest and war zones; many lasers labeled “low power” present greater dangers, DES 2013 conference hears.
First precision measurements on large sample of pointers shows “unacceptable” light levels.
Breakthrough European-US technique is enabling greater understanding of neurological diseases and processes.
Government confirms previous ‘ad referendum’ commitment to building the world’s largest optical telescope.
Set of six ‘Key Enabling Technologies’ – which includes photonics – should be a priority investment area, says the bank.