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EU project launched to develop intelligent photonics circuits

News image2 March 2015
An EU funded project has been launched for the development of intelligent circuits that will make photonics devices up to five times more efficient

DPSS laser added to Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's HAPLS petawatt laser system

2 March 2015
A joule-class diode pumped solid state laser system has been installed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to be used as part of LLNL's High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS)

Prism Awards showcase photonics technologies

24 February 2015
Medical diagnostic and chemical sensing products and a new class of optical connectors for next-generation data centres, were among the winners of the Prism Awards, presented at Photonics West

Surgical photonic device wins SPIE Startup Challenge

24 February 2015

SPIE CEO pays tribute to the late Charles Townes at Photonics West

24 February 2015

Photonic IC startup, Effect Photonics, wins funding

24 February 2015

Translational research work commended at Photonics West

23 February 2015

Global photonics market to reach $766bn by 2020

23 February 2015

Edmund Optics partners with 2015 Prism Award winner Luxexcel for 3D printed optics

17 February 2015

Newport acquires ultrafast laser provider Femtolasers

6 February 2015

Lasers and analysis to feature at Photonics West

6 February 2015

Horizon 2020 project launched to develop photonics CVD screening device

3 February 2015

Glyndŵr University polish third mirror segment for European Extremely Large Telescope

2 February 2015

Nobel laureate and laser pioneer dies aged 99

30 January 2015

Laser system for 3D movies could make 3D glasses redundant

16 January 2015

Competition for Google Glass apparent at Consumer Electronics Show

14 January 2015

Prism Awards 2015 announced

9 January 2015

SPIE photo contest celebrating International Year of Light announces winner

8 January 2015

Evatec aquires Advanced Technologies Segment of Oerlikon

5 January 2015

UK to join international science facility for access to X-ray free electron technology

5 January 2015

Gated STED microscopy licensed to PicoQuant

17 December 2014

CEO of Jenoptik re-elected as Photonics21 president

12 December 2014

Lattice light microscopy sublicensed

10 December 2014

Downing Street Christmas lights herald start of International Year of Light

10 December 2014

European Extremely Large Telescope gets green light

9 December 2014

Southampton university professor joins Photonics 21 board

28 November 2014

Spectroscopy entrepreneur wins EPIC Phoenix Award

28 November 2014

European Optical Society's executive director joins board of 3D printed optics company

27 November 2014

EPIC creates working group for photonic integrated circuits

27 November 2014

Raman confocal microscope wins the UK Queen's Award

26 November 2014

Applied Optics Center acquired by Optex

17 November 2014

UK doubles its funding for emerging technologies

11 November 2014

Singapore opens $100 million photonics research centre with ties to UK

3 November 2014