Business news

Jenoptik sees strong metrology and defence revenue

21 May 2015
Photonics company Jenoptik has seen growth in metrology and defence sectors in its first quarter 2015 financial results. The Jenoptik Group generated revenue totalling 145.8 million euros, 6.4 per cent up on the prior year

Laser guide star installed on Very Large Telescope

News image21 May 2015
A laser system has been installed on the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory, Chile

Voting open for International Year of Light Photo Contest

News image15 May 2015
Voting is now open for the People's Choice Award in the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest, organised as part of the United Nations' International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL2015)

Collaborative project to develop glass-on-roll for organic electronics

8 May 2015

Comment period opened for US export rule changes

5 May 2015

3.5 million Horizon 2020 project launched for technologies to detect explosives

30 April 2015

European Commission policies to contribute to gender balance in science

27 April 2015

Technobis wins EPIC Phoenix Award for entrepreneurship

10 April 2015

Jenoptik's Lasers and Optical Systems segment helps stabilise finances

26 March 2015

St Andrews University and M Squared Lasers sign Biophotonics License Agreement

26 March 2015

Lambda Research collaborates with Luxexcel to provide 3D printed plastic optics

19 March 2015

Large Hadron Collider set to double its power in May

17 March 2015

Inventors of two-photon microscopy win European neuroscience award

17 March 2015

Biophotonics to be a focus area at Laser World of Photonics

13 March 2015

STFC adds two powerful microscopes to its UK centres

9 March 2015

Digital Photonic Production research campus opened in Germany

4 March 2015

EU project launched to develop intelligent photonics circuits

2 March 2015

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

2 March 2015

Prism Awards showcase photonics technologies

24 February 2015

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