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07 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: ERC research funding opportunities outlined

Anna Mignani of the European Research Council describes which projects get funded – and how to qualify.

07 Apr 20
Coherent names Andy Mattes as new CEO

Previously CEO of Diebold Nixdorf and senior advisor at McKinsey, Mattes takes over from John Ambroseo, who is becoming advisor to the firm.

07 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: Schott ready to ramp higher-index glass for AR

Glass and optics giant’s ‘RealView 1.9’ material for augmented reality (AR) waveguides broadens field of view for consumer devices.

07 Apr 20
€2.1 million EIC accelerator funding for photonics firm Hypermemo

Finnish startup's laser glass processing, based on a pulsed CO2 source that clean-cuts pieces up to 30mm thick.

07 Apr 20
Diamond Raman laser delivers more powerful guide stars

Macquarie University project could help large optical telescopes gather accurate data.

06 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum opens with more than 700 free presentations

SPIE develops interactive conference using its SPIE Digital Library platform in response to beat Covid-19 limitations.

03 Apr 20
microLED display developer Plessey to work with Facebook

Objective is to help Facebook prototype new optical technologies for applications in AR/VR space.

02 Apr 20
Business update: latest industry responses to Covid-19

Photonics organizations and companies continue to adapt to the pandemic, with significant trading continuing in new ways.

01 Apr 20
LZH demonstrates laser method to prospect undersea minerals

EU-funded project ROBUST examining marine soil samples on Pacific floor non-destructively.

01 Apr 20
UK team devises life-saving breathing aid for the NHS in 100 hours

Development by UCL-led group with Oxford Optronix can cut Covid-19 patient need for intensive care beds.

01 Apr 20
Olympus Global Image of the Year 2019 winners revealed

Competition demonstrated versatility of fluorescence microscopy in imaging biological samples.

01 Apr 20
Second Sight to wind down on Covid-19 impact

Company developing artificial vision for blind people for past 20 years lays off the majority of its workforce with immediate effect.

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