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Chinese investment company buys LightPath shares

16 April 2014
LightPath Technologies has sold shares to Pudong Science and Technology, an investment vehicle. The sale means Pudong will own 19.9 per cent of LightPath's outstanding shares

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Registration open for Invest in Photonics funding

16 April 2014
Registration is now open for SMEs seeking funding from Invest in Photonics, a two-day international business partnering convention focused exclusively on photonics venture capital investment

INDUSTRY

EU REACH and RoHS regulations limiting optics community, say industry experts

16 April 2014

INDUSTRY

4D launch microscopy competition

16 April 2014

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Finalists for AKL laser materials processing prize announced

16 April 2014

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Laser Support Services to open photonics retail unit

16 April 2014

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Philips announced as first sponsor of International Year of Light 2015

16 April 2014

INDUSTRY

New technique to transform low-energy light detection

15 April 2014

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Novel method of re-directing sunlight in urban areas developed

15 April 2014

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Analysis & Opinion

Political barriers limiting investment in Europe, say experts at Photonics21 meeting

News image2 April 2014
The barriers preventing companies access to European funding 'need to be addressed' for Europe to remain competitive with the rest of the world, Dr Michael Mertin, president of Photonics21, has commented at the organisation's annual meeting in Brussels on 28 March

Trumpf's Leibinger points to strong China and UK markets for laser machining

11 March 2014
Trumpf CEO, Dr Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, has said that the 'fog is beginning to lift' on the recession, at an open day held at Trumpf's UK technology centre in Luton yesterday. Tom Eddershaw reports

Taking lasers to the movies

10 March 2014
With Gravity winning big at the Oscars at the beginning of March, Jessica Rowbury looks at how laser projection technology is set to transform the 3D experience of watching blockbuster movies

Raising awareness of photonics in San Fran

News image17 February 2014
In part III of the Photonics West review, Greg Blackman reports on the initiatives discussed at the show in San Francisco, which aim to increase awareness of photonics technologies

Mind games at Photonics West

News image14 February 2014
From emitter and detector technology allowing researchers to measure brain activity, to thermal imaging for the iPhone, Greg Blackman recounts the technology on display on the show floor in part II of the Photonics West review