French femtosecond laser developer recognized by François Hollande.
Lens pioneer has supported Hollywood evolution over past century.
Optics and photonics society believes that bills before Congress will benefit high-tech industries.
University of Southampton professor and photonics entrepreneur becomes Sir David Payne.
Turkey-inspired developers of excimer laser technology for vision correction honored by President Obama.
Big Blue says breakthrough shows feasibility of silicon nanophotonics for chip manufacturing.
Three-year plan shifts emphasis towards nuclear stockpile stewardship and fundamental science, though ignition remains a key goal.
MEPs vote in favor of a new single European patent system – with expected benefits for high-tech SMEs.
SPIE and dozens of other member societies and universities call for a bipartisan political solution to protect US research.
Photonics and sensors – though not biophotonics – projects are set to be funded under a “fast-track” scheme worth up to £10 million.
Optical, manufacturing firms pool talents to target lab-on-chip, optical MEMs sectors.
EE Times’ “Silicon 60: Hot Start-Ups to Watch” names eight promising photonics companies.