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10 May 23
Laser upgrade at UK STFC to progress energy, medicine, imaging

High energy laser from Leonardo installed at Central Laser Facility in Oxfordshire.

05 May 23
Europe’s latest weather satellite, Meteosat 3G Imager, delivers first Earth views

More detailed images are “great example of European cooperation”, says European Space Agency.

27 Apr 23
European industry gathers at Photonics Partnership Annual Meeting

Get-together in Brussels considers market opportunities – and launches next Strategic Research Agenda.

24 Apr 23
India approves $320M construction of its own LIGO – to open by 2030

Partnership with Caltech & MIT, to be “near identical” version of the twin LIGO facilities in USA.

19 Apr 23
2023 FTTH award winners announced, as fiber industry gathers in Madrid

More than 3,000 optical communications professionals meet at annual FTTH Conference Europe.

17 Apr 23
MantiSpectra wins Hannover Messe’s Hermes Startup Award

Dutch startup has developed “smallest on market” fully integrated near-infrared sensor.

14 Apr 23
UK Institute of Physics celebrates World Quantum Day

Free online quantum reports published plus two quantum award winners named.

05 Apr 23
Nuburu, Coherent, and nLight contracted for laser weapons development

US firms to share $75M award along with Rolls-Royce Liberty Works, General Atomics, Dynetics, and Lockheed Martin Aculight.

05 Apr 23
AUTOHOLO monitors harmful algae in Gulf of Mexico

Florida Atlantic University platform uses digital holographic microscopy in open waters.

05 Apr 23
Lockheed Martin spinoff to offer services to the ‘moon economy’

Crescent Space to deliver Parsec comms and navigation network, based on satellites linking Earth-Moon.

30 Mar 23
University of London to open UK’s largest AR/VR design learning center

City University and ARuVR company partner to train up to 50 “Metaverse tech pioneers” at a time.

30 Mar 23
University of Twente opens BioImaging Centre

Microscopy platforms and expertise at the Centre will be available to researchers and companies.

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