Analysis & opinion

27 November 2018

After releasing a report on silicon photonics foundries, Iñigo Artundo, CEO of VLC Photonics, charts the evolution of the photonic foundry ecosystem

17 October 2018

Stephen Taylor, CEO of Technology Scotland, describes how the association’s activities are addressing the demand for skilled personnel in the Scottish photonics sector

25 September 2018

Ahead of the Inpho Venture Summit in Bordeaux in October, Géraldine Andrieux, CEO of Blumorpho, gives her four tips to attract investment

04 September 2018

Dr Shaoxian Zhang, founder of V&A Photonics, discusses the challenges associated with entering the Chinese market and explains how his firm helps European technical partners grow their business

22 August 2018

A project called Saphyr developing photonic technologies for aeronautics is underway, with the aim of having demonstrators at the Le Bourget Air Show in Paris in June 2019. Alain Fontaine, president of French consulting company Pegase and Saphyr coordinator, argues that photonics should play a much greater role in aviation

31 July 2018

In the run up the to the 20th China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE), one of the largest events for optoelectonics, which will take place 5-8 September in Shenzhen, secretary general Eric Yang, and Derek Deng, international marketing executive, comment on connecting European and Chinese firms

30 July 2018

In a follow-up to her piece in our last issue, Liz Gerrish, technical programme manager and senior optical engineer at Wilcox Industries, provides further leadership perspective from being a woman in STEM

11 July 2018

Various lidar companies are finding ways to meet the huge challenges automotive applications present. Jessica Rowbury discovers Luminar’s approach, and decisions made in designing their system

11 July 2018

Simon Andrews, executive director of Fraunhofer UK Research, believes the excitement surrounding automotive lidar will ultimately bring benefits to many other sectors

29 June 2018

Professor Dr Martin Roth, at research centre Innofspec Potsdam, discusses the role that fibre Bragg gratings and other photonics components could play in transforming astronomy

29 June 2018

Herve Floch, general director of the French competitiveness cluster Alpha-RLH, comments on how French photonics firms can succeed in Europe and further afield

18 June 2018

Dr Katherine Bakeev at B&W Tek discusses the use of Raman spectroscopy in the pharma industry, following the opening of a centre in Hyderabad, India, to cater for the market