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INDUSTRY

Jenoptik's Lasers and Optical Systems segment helps stabilise finances

26 March 2015
Jenoptik's Lasers and Optical Systems segment has helped stabilise the company's finances in what proved to be a difficult financial year in 2014

INDUSTRY

St Andrews University and M Squared Lasers sign Biophotonics License Agreement

News image26 March 2015
A Biophotonics Licence Agreement has been established between the University of St Andrews in Scotland and laser and photonics company, M Squared Lasers, with an aim to develop a number of new technologies to detect and treat conditions such as Cancer and Alzheimer's

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

INDUSTRY

Large Hadron Collider set to double its power in May

17 March 2015

INDUSTRY

Inventors of two-photon microscopy win European neuroscience award

17 March 2015

INDUSTRY

Biophotonics to be a focus area at Laser World of Photonics

13 March 2015

TECHNOLOGY

Chameleon-like material changes colour when touched

12 March 2015

TECHNOLOGY

Computers that learn could become reality thanks to novel optical fibres

11 March 2015

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Analysis & Opinion

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

Emerging imaging and quantum tech to receive UK funding, says KTN photonics director

18 December 2014
Anke Lohmann, head of photonics at the UK's Knowledge Transfer Network, comments on the proposed £50 million funding for emerging technologies, including photonics, recently announced by the UK's Technology Strategy Board, Innovate UK. Emerging imaging technologies and quantum technologies are both earmarked to receive funding, she says