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Rofin appoints Thomas Merk as CEO

30 June 2015
Thomas Merk has been appointed CEO of laser manufacturer Rofin-Sinar Technologies. Merk succeeds Günther Braun as president and CEO of the company

Nobel laureates draw crowds at Laser Munich

News image29 June 2015
Imaging speed is more important than resolution in the majority of cellular investigations, Dr Eric Betzig has said during a presentation made at the World of Photonics Congress in Munich on 21 June

Trumpf invests €70m in EUV facility and showcases tech at Laser Munich

29 June 2015
Trumpf has invested €70 million in a new facility to house its laser technology for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography

Industry 4.0 10 years away, photonics executives told at Laser World of Photonics

26 June 2015

3D imaging microscope wins start-up award at Laser World of Photonics

25 June 2015

German companies missing out on Asian funding, report states

25 June 2015

German photonics industry reaches €30 billion

22 June 2015

EOS young photonics award winners announced

18 June 2015

Zeiss and University of California partner on neurotechnology tools

15 June 2015

In-car laser-based system developed to curb drink driving

10 June 2015

SPI Lasers appoints new CEO, Trumpf assigns managing director

9 June 2015

SPIE awards photonics projects at world's largest pre-college science competition

8 June 2015

Carlos Lee wins photonics innovation award

4 June 2015

Jenoptik sees strong metrology and defence revenue

21 May 2015

Laser guide star installed on Very Large Telescope

21 May 2015

Voting open for International Year of Light Photo Contest

15 May 2015

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

8 May 2015

Comment period opened for US export rule changes

5 May 2015

€3.35 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