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08 Aug 23
Edmund Optics invests in new Florida manufacturing facility...

...and Hamamatsu opens another electron tube and X-ray source factory building in Toyooka, Japan.

03 Aug 23
Department of Energy announces $28.5 million for LaserNetUS

LaserNetUS is North America's high intensity laser research network – for scientists from U.S. and abroad.

03 Aug 23
Applications now open for 2024 SPIE Prism Awards

Presentation event – including new Catalyst Award – to be held 31 January at Photonics West 2024.

02 Aug 23
Lockheed Martin aiming to scale laser weapon to 500kW

Under second phase of HELSI program; powering up from previous 300kW capability.

24 Jul 23
Startup Enfoil produces rugged, thin, flexible solar panels

Launch partners Hasselt University and imec says Belgium-based firm in talks with industry to put the panels on trucks.

19 Jul 23
PHASA-35 high-altitude satellite passes stratospheric flight test…

…and U.S. Naval Research Lab’s in-space laser power beaming experiment passes 100 days’ operation.

19 Jul 23
ESO announces first light on HiRISE scope for studying exoplanets...

...and NASA’s GEDI space laser solves longstanding rainforest canopy mystery.

12 Jul 23
Extremely Large Telescope now half completed, after nine years’ work

ESO update says remaining half of Chile-based project expected to take just five more years.

11 Jul 23
Floating photovoltaics set to assist Southeast Asia's clean energy future

NREL report surveys how FPV can bolster regional energy supply.

11 Jul 23
AIM Photonics presents PIC developments at U.S. defense manufacturing expo

Pentagon event showcases innovative technologies developed to protect U.S. and boost economy.

05 Jul 23
Twente photonics experiment resolves longstanding quantum paradox

Theoretical solution to quantum-thermodynamics dichotomy reinforced with optical chip demonstration.

04 Jul 23
Leibniz Institute identifies smoke from Canadian wildfires over Germany

Advances in lidar allow better analysis of aerosols and improved climate monitoring.

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