Analysis & opinion

04 June 2019

Ahead of the Innovation award that will be presented at Laser World of Photonics, Jessica Rowbury talks technology development with Dr Jonathan Blackburn of welding research and technology specialist, TWI

30 May 2019

Professor Matthieu Roussey of the European Optical Society details how Finland is addressing the challenge of sourcing skilled workers

23 May 2019

Reporting from the EMVA conference in Copenhagen, Greg Blackman sees how gigapixel resolution can be created with low-cost optics

02 May 2019

Dan Adams, product marketing manager at Edmund Optics, discusses how additive manufacturing is impacting the optics industry

02 May 2019

Carlos Lee speaks with Thomas Zettler, co-founder of LayTec, on how the firm’s growth relies on keeping a good balance between industry and academia

29 April 2019

Jessica Rowbury reports from the European Photonics Industry Consortium's annual meeting, where the ongoing struggle to recruit skilled engineers was discussed

02 April 2019

As part of new series of articles on entrepreneurship, Carlos Lee, director general of the European Photonics Industry Consortium, speaks to pureLiFi founder Professor Harald Haas

26 March 2019

Stéphanie Le Calvez at CEA-Leti discusses her group’s work in ensuring the AR experience lives up to its promise

21 March 2019

A good mentor is key to increasing appreciation for photonics among school pupils, says Daniela Marin, an engineering student who recently held a workshop for young pupils

15 March 2019

Matthew Dale reports from a panel at Photonics West, where experts discussed 3D printing’s potential for industrial production

05 March 2019

Photonics must appear in the EU's Horizon Europe framework or risk losing its significance in economic policy, says Spectaris' Dr Wenko Süptitz

04 March 2019

Humberto Michinel and Ángel Paredes at the Optics Laboratory of the University of Vigo in Ourense, Spain, discuss optical approaches to studying ‘hidden’ energy