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22 Mar 16
Jenoptik mourns trailblazer Lothar Späth

Entrepreneur who guided Jenoptik during post-unification Germany dies at the age of 78.

17 Mar 16
European photonics research wins € millions of funding

EC invests €30m to speed access to market of 15 innovative technologies - including 5 based on photonics.

09 Mar 16
Salary survey highlights gender pay gap in photonics

Median salary for women in photonics is nearly 30% lower than for men, finds latest global survey by SPIE. Is the photonics industry sexist?

02 Mar 16
Wolfgang Boch steps down from EC photonics role

Retiring head of the European Commission’s photonics unit will leave his position at the end of March.

11 Feb 16
LIGO: 'That's the chirp we've been looking for'

Scientists reveal how two giant laser interferometers in the US have been able to ‘hear’ gravitational waves produced by the collision of two black holes.

04 Feb 16
Anti-troll collective to meet at Photonics West

Laser firms accused by Texas shell company of infringing an old Polaroid patent invited to gather at Intercontinental Hotel during conference.

02 Feb 16
Photonics West to feature BRAIN initiative progress update

Members of the National Photonics Initiative's neuroscience 'task force' to reveal technology progress at San Francisco meeting.

28 Jan 16
Bloomberg identifies UK innovators - many using photonics

Impact of lasers, optics and imaging is clear in new business "hot list".

21 Jan 16
Photonics4All app now available for download

Educational and informative app and game from European Commission designed to promote photonics technologies.

19 Jan 16
'World's most influential scientific minds' revealed

Thomson Reuters analysis reveals scientists recognized for paper citations - including many working in photonics.

19 Jan 16
Heliatek, CoeLux address World Economic Forum

Smart photonics technologies spark interest at Swiss gathering of world's political and business leaders.

14 Jan 16
€30m call for 'future factories' laser proposals

Investment now available for high-tech manufacturing proposals in Europe - but closing on January 21.

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