Analysis & opinion

09 October 2008

The SPIE Europe Security and Defence (ESD) symposium drew a diverse range of opinions and people when it opened its doors to 750 researchers and innovators from around the world.

29 September 2008

The CIOE optoelectronics exhibition in China, which ran from 6-9 September, has reported increases in visitors, exhibitors and exhibition space, compared to the 2007 event.

11 September 2008

SPIE's newly-elected president, Maria Yzuel, has outlined her future plans for the society, with an emphasis on education and support for the optics community.

09 September 2008

Trumpf has announced its intention to buy the entire share of SPI Lasers, in what will be a 'strategic' acquisition, according to SPI Lasers' CEO David Parker.

06 August 2008

This year's Photonex, the largest UK photonics event, is incorporating a number of new features when it returns to Stoneleigh Park on 15-16 October

30 June 2008

The University of Dundee and 18 European partners have been granted around £8m to develop a new generation of biomedical lasers.

09 June 2008

Rolls-Royce is using an increasing number of lasers in a number of different ways within its factories to bring down costs and up productivity.

06 June 2008

Industrial and academic bodies unveiled the innovative ways they are using lasers within micro and nano processing at a recent conference for the Association for Industrial Laser Users (AILU).

12 May 2008

Delegates for AKL'08, the International Laser Technology Congress, were gathered in Aachen, Germany, for the 3-day conference comprised some 57 lectures as well as live demonstrations of the technology.

06 May 2008

The inaugural seminar of SEPNET, the South East Photonics Network, was held on 1 May at QinetiQ's Farnborough facility. SEPNET aims to increase awareness and add value to the local photonics industry.

10 April 2008

Results from OPERA2015 were detailed in a conference held as part of the Photonics Europe Congress in Strasbourg.

07 March 2008

Warren Clark reports from the inaugural Lasys event in Stuttgart, which showcased the versatility of laser systems