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02 Mar 11
Interview: Oclaro prioritizes diversification

Finger navigation, cosmetic lasers and atomic clocks can help Oclaro to build a more balanced business, says corporate strategy boss Yves LeMaitre.

24 Feb 11
Photonics21 hands "vision" paper to EC

At its fifth annual meeting, the organization presented its vision for future photonics innovation to European Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

18 Feb 11
Photonics short-listed for UK 'Turing' center

The UK's new technology and innovation centers will be called "Turing Centres", after the World War II code-breaker.

15 Feb 11
EPIA warns UK over solar tariff review

The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) cautions the UK government to act very carefully to avoid creating market uncertainty.

02 Feb 11
PW2011: perspectives on a record-breaking show

With a best-ever attendance, warm sunshine and busy show floors, Photonics West 2011 reflected a strong mood of optimism.

28 Jan 11
Society tie-up has eye on advocacy

Alliance between member society OSA and trade association OIDA to focus on lobbying government; memberships to remain separate entities.

27 Jan 11
IPG and EKSPLA among Prism Award winners

Nine awards handed out at the glitzy Photonics West 2011 event represent the cutting edge in optics and photonics technologies.

10 Jan 11
Lockheed gets GEO-4 infrared satellite go-ahead

Option exercised for contractor to build fourth geosynchronous satellite for the Space-Based Infared Systems program.

06 Jan 11
Industry input wanted for Harnessing Light 2.0

Photonics West attendees are invited to help shape the future direction of photonics through a new version of the seminal Harnessing Light report.

31 Dec 10
2010: top-ten stories of the year

Your favorite articles included progress in laser fusion, implanted telescopes and new uses for forgotten laser materials.

22 Dec 10
Osram interview: unleashing the LED market

As the competition hots up, new Osram Opto Semiconductors CEO Aldo Kamper says that the LED revolution is only just beginning.

09 Dec 10
Photonics21 event to focus on FP8 priorities

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes will make a keynote address at the annual meeting of the Photonics21 European Technology Platform.

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