Analysis & opinion

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

27 February 2019

PIC innovation relies on having a supply chain that’s accessible – says Victor Dolores Calzadilla, coordinator of the EU's OIP4NWE project

26 February 2019

Jessica Rowbury hears from executives at Photonics West discussing how their businesses could be affected by the relationship between the US and China

31 January 2019

Professor Michalis Zervas, from the Optoelectronics Research Centre, charts the rise of high-power fibre lasers and asks what's next for the technology

31 January 2019

Professor Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, chair of the recent Bios Clinical Technologies and Systems track at Photonics West, discusses her work translating medical technology and encouraging inclusion in photonics