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08 Mar 12
National Academy calls for fusion energy roadmap

Interim report recommends making effective use of the National Ignition Facility to assess energy-generating potential.

07 Mar 12
Ex-Spectranetics chief found guilty of FDA lies

John Schulte, former CEO of the medical excimer laser specialist, could spend up to five years in jail.

07 Mar 12
Photonics Bretagne cluster to capitalize on expertise

New French grouping consolidates region with long tradition of optical innovation.

17 Feb 12
‘Dependable innovator’ looks to go global

As the UK government strives to rebalance its economy towards manufacturing, M Squared Lasers shows the way with photonics innovation.

15 Feb 12
NASA drops ExoMars missions in 2013 budget

Missions under development with the European Space Agency are set to feature a number of laser instruments.

01 Feb 12
PW 2012: green awards for laser innovators

Awards announced ahead of keynote presentation at the opening of the LASE conference.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: young guns scoop 2011 Prisms

Start-ups and SMEs showed strongly at this year’s Prism Awards, with a 60-laser tunnel imaging system and an industrial femtosecond laser among the winners.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: Germany urges spending on ‘green tech’

Photonics technologies are key to Green Tech revolution required to drive economic recovery.

26 Jan 12
PW 2012: fusion laser on track for 2012 burn

The National Ignition Facility’s Mike Dunne expects to see fusion with gain in around nine months.

09 Jan 12
LG's 55in OLED TV spearheads CES launch portfolio

With an infinite contrast ratio, LG's OLED TV exhibits vivid colors and fine details.

09 Jan 12
Liquid crystal pioneers honored by National Academy

Washington's National Academy of Engineering recognizes four technologists instrumental in developing the display technology.

09 Jan 12
UK to fund satellite applications 'Catapult centre'

But the prospects for a similar research centre dedicated to photonics are not looking good, say some in the industry.

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