Analysis & opinion

31 May 2018

On 16 May, the first International Day of Light celebrated the role of light and related technologies in science, art, education and sustainable development. Here we round up some of what occurred the day

18 May 2018

Julian Carey, product marketing manager at SLD Laser (previously SoraaLaser), details some of the laser lighting products on display at the Light and Building trade fair, highlighting that the technology has achieved significant adoption and design-in since its introduction

10 May 2018

Dr Sujatha Ramanujan, MD of photonics accelerator Luminate, discusses the investment trends for optical innovations

30 April 2018

Matthew Dale reports from EPIC’s annual meeting, which took place in Berlin on 19-20 April, where the Asian market was a hot topic of discussion

30 April 2018

With demand already present, Dr Paul Gow, research fellow at the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, highlights the importance of getting quantum technology out of the lab

26 April 2018

Carlos Lee, director general of EPIC, give tips on how to secure funding, based on a chat with Frank Levinson, co-founder of Finisar

25 April 2018

Dr Wenko Süptitz, head of photonics at German industry association, Spectaris, discusses what the association has planned for the upcoming Optatec trade fair in Frankfurt next month

12 April 2018

Dr Eugene Arthurs is to retire as CEO of SPIE in June following 18 years with the society. He speaks to Electro Optics about his time heading the international photonics association

29 March 2018

Growth in the biophotonics sector requires rapid translation of innovations into the clinic, write Professor Jürgen Popp and Dr Thomas Mayerhöfer

29 March 2018

Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE, CEO and co-founder of M Squared Lasers, highlights the importance of a strategic response to the changing face of industry

29 March 2018

More than 300 key stakeholders were present at Photonics21’s AGM, where speakers from the European Commission discussed how to advance digital development across Europe

23 March 2018

Lidar could become an important part of autonomous driving and potentially a huge market opportunity for laser and detector manufacturers, as Greg Blackman discovers at the Image Sensors conference in London