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APPLICATIONS

Protecting Europe's nature reserves using LIDAR

News image16 April 2015
Scientists from the Vienna University of Technology (TUW) in Austria are developing a LIDAR remote sensing system to monitor Europe's nature protection areas from the air

TECHNOLOGY

Biophotonic laser delivers particles into cells 100,000 times per minute

News image15 April 2015
Engineers from the University of California have developed a biophotonic laser-assisted surgery tool that delivers nanoparticles, enzymes, antiobodies and bacteria into cells at the rate of 100,000 cells per minute

INDUSTRY

Technobis wins EPIC Phoenix Award for entrepreneurship

10 April 2015

TECHNOLOGY

IBM advances silicon photonics for faster computing

8 April 2015

APPLICATIONS

Artwork to be studied via non-invasive spectroscopy

7 April 2015

INDUSTRY

Jenoptik's Lasers and Optical Systems segment helps stabilise finances

26 March 2015

INDUSTRY

St Andrews University and M Squared Lasers sign Biophotonics License Agreement

26 March 2015

APPLICATIONS

Photonics chip opens up potential to control natural disasters

19 March 2015

INDUSTRY

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

19 March 2015

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Analysis & Opinion

Driver assistance to represent €9bn market for photonics by 2020, says Tematys

8 April 2015
As cars start to include more onboard smart and safety functionality, the opportunities for photonics in the automotive sector look set to increase, writes Clémentine Bouyé and Jacques Cochard at market research firm Tematys

Photonics to benefit from US export control reform?

26 March 2015
The proposed reforms to US Munitions List Category XII are expected to be published soon, a change in regulation that could be controversial among the optics and photonics industry, writes Jennifer Douris, a lobbyist at SPIE

Collaboration is dead, long live collaboration!

19 March 2015
Following moderating a discussion at SPIE Photonics West in February on biophotonics funding, Mark Hutchinson, director of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale Biophotonics, argues that a more integrated, transdisciplinary research environment is needed in biophotonics

Nobel Laureates honoured by SPIE at Photonics West

23 February 2015
The three 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry recipients have been recognised by SPIE at Photonics West in the BiOS plenary session. Greg Blackman reports from the session, where each spoke about their contribution to super resolution microscopy

Outlook positive say industry executives at Photonics West

17 February 2015
Greg Blackman reports from Photonics West in San Francisco, where ultrafast laser technology, in particular, had a strong presence at the show