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04 Jul 14
Cobalt's Raman airport scanner wins MacRobert Award

Fast-growing firm beats Rolls-Royce and OptaSense to prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering prize.

01 Jul 14
ICESAT2 satellite mission '$200m over budget'

Problems with development of laser altimeter; budget overrun and year delay.

20 Jun 14
'Blast-off' for Extremely Large Telescope

Five-mirror design will feature state-of-the-art adaptive optics to generate razor-sharp images.

18 Jun 14
Laser Munich show adds fifth hall

Comfortable footwear will be de rigeur when the giant photonics exhibition returns next year.

17 Jun 14
CLEO 2014: more people, more papers, more products

Last week's conference and show in San Jose was biggest so far.

10 Jun 14
NPI: industry buy-in critical for national manufacturing institute

Representatives call for strong industry response to Department of Defense request for information.

05 Jun 14
UK Photonics Leadership Group marks first active year

One year since PLG's resurrection, CEO John Lincoln tells optics.org about its achievements and future plans.

03 Jun 14
Photonics appears on DoD's radar

Community urged to respond to official 'Request For Information' from the US defense department over new manufacturing institutes - webinar scheduled for June 6.

29 May 14
Belfast and Glasgow universities to train 50 photonics PhDs

Centre for Doctoral Training in photonic integration will receive £8.1 million in funding.

21 May 14
Photonics workers: doing it for the team

Survey of the global photonics workforce reveals strong team ethic but gender pay gap remains a problem.

19 May 14
EC approves funding for giant attosecond laser

Third part of Extreme Light Infrastructure project gets €111 million investment from regional development fund.

14 May 14
German-Polish physicist duo win 2014 Copernicus Award

Quantum optics researchers from Munich and Gdansk recognised by DFG and Foundation for Polish Science.

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