Analysis & opinion

19 September 2017

Dr Tom Harvey, programme development manager for healthcare photonics at CPI, discusses the centre’s activities and how it will support the commercialisation of novel medical technologies

07 September 2017

Dr Wenko Süptitz, head of photonics at Spectaris, explains the current status concerning RoHS regulations that are restricting the use of heavy metals in optical components

07 August 2017

The heavens open on Jessica Rowbury as she looks at the science behind the sweet smell of summer rain

11 July 2017

Jessica Rowbury speaks to Marie Semeria, CEO of Leti, about how the organisation has supported technology innovation throughout its 50-year history

11 July 2017

Matthew Dale takes a look at some of the space technologies presented at Laser World of Photonics, including lidar for global methane analysis and laser communication technology

30 June 2017

Scott Jordan, head of photonics at Physik Instrumente, describes how advances in precise nanoscale alignment are cutting time and costs associated with the silicon photonics manufacturing process

30 June 2017

Greg Blackman reports from Laser World of Photonics in Munich in June where quantum technology was a big talking point

09 June 2017

Jessica Rowbury speaks to Matthew Edwards from the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council about the centre’s work translating photonics space technology into other markets

09 June 2017

David Creasey details Wasatch Photonics’ history with Jessica Rowbury and discusses the challenges and opportunities going forwards

10 May 2017

Over the last two decades, AccuCoat has grown to become a global provider of optical coatings that serves numerous industries. Jessica Rowbury reports

05 May 2017

Smart surgical tools will significantly improve the accuracy of operations, according to speakers at the European Photonic Industry Consortium’s recent AGM, and photonics will play a key role. Matthew Dale reports

12 April 2017

Orlando Torres Perales, president of Optics Students Karlsruhe talks about how the association is not just encouraging young people into the optics field, but is providing the students running it with essential skills for their future careers in the optics industry