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15 Oct 14
Next-generation optical fiber available to purchase from ORC

To mark 25th anniversary, Southampton offering its experimental fibers with special properties to interested parties.

14 Oct 14
EPIC launches venture and finance workgroup

New workgroup dedicated to the promotion of venture and finance activities among the association's members.

14 Oct 14
VDMA broadens photonics expertise

German Engineering Association appoints four new members to the steering committee of its Photonics Forum.

08 Oct 14
Super-resolution microscopy inventors claim chemistry Nobel

Stefan Hell, Eric Betzig and William Moerner win 2014 prize for development of techniques that beat Abbe's optical diffraction limit.

07 Oct 14
Blue LED pioneers win physics Nobel

Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano share award for their pioneering work on gallium nitride optoelectronics.

06 Oct 14
White House backs $200M photonics hub

Plan to create integrated photonics 'ecosystem', part-funded by the US Department of Defense, is announced by President Obama.

30 Sep 14
Photonics industry leaders target neuroscience

Coherent, Spectra-Physics, Hamamatsu and others commit more than $30 million to Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.

26 Sep 14
Prism Awards deadline: October 10

International search for the best in commercial photonics innovation now includes additive manufacturing category.

25 Sep 14
ECOC celebrates its 40th expo in Cannes

Hot topics for 2014 included: spatial division multiplexing, silicon photonic integrated circuits and novel synchronization.

24 Sep 14
National Energetics and Ekspla to build Prague beamline

Consortium led by Texas firm wins $40M deal to construct 10 petawatt laser in Prague.

19 Sep 14
Societies welcome US manufacturing vote

House of Representatives passes bill designed to stimulate development and commercialization of new technologies.

18 Sep 14
EC names new heads for photonics and industry

Jean-Claude Juncker reveals Commission's top team for November kick-off; fresh legs for photonics and SMEs.

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