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23 Nov 12
Ophthalmologists focus on new photonics-based procedures

November's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting heard of new instruments using laser technology.

21 Nov 12
Sharper gigapixel cameras to go on sale

Tiny piezoelectric modules move hundreds of lenses to allow unprecedented image detail.

16 Nov 12
Prism Award finalists highlight optical innovation

Brain imaging, narcotics detection and an atmospheric ash monitor all feature in short-list for annual competition.

13 Nov 12
Jenoptik’s Michael Mertin elected Photonics21 president

CEO of the prominent German optics company fills position vacated by Osram’s Martin Goetzeler earlier this year.

12 Nov 12
ZBD Displays heads the Deloitte Fast 50 list

A ranking of the UK's fastest growing technology vendors confirms that photonics can be a route to rapid business expansion.

07 Nov 12
Vision 2012: 25 years old and still growing

Event conference marks silver jubilee, ambition still strong.

02 Nov 12
Photonics West start-up challenge offers $10,000 first prize

Expanded event is aimed at pre-revenue companies started up by students, post-docs and professors.

01 Nov 12
How best to power optical networks?

ECOC 2012 symposium addresses how to drive next-gen optical networks.

30 Oct 12
Philips’ 'hue': solid-state lighting’s iPod moment?

Equipment providers sense an upturn, and with the launch of its LED-based “personal wireless lighting” system, Philips might just kick-start the lighting revolution.

25 Oct 12
UNESCO board backs 'International Year of Light'

Executive board of the United Nations' educational and cultural wing backs proposal for 2015.

16 Oct 12
University of Ottawa aims to become ‘photonics world capital’

Moving towards making Ottawa “photonics and geoscience powerhouse”.

11 Oct 12
R&D community celebrates 50 years of diode laser

‘Birthday’ conference learns about bright future for semiconductor sources

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