Analysis & opinion

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

31 January 2019

Microsoft’s Bernard Kress, who chaired the AR/VR/MR industry days at Photonics West, considers the optimal design for augmented and mixed reality headsets

31 January 2019

Professor David Andrews, incoming 2019 vice-president of SPIE, describes the support, growth and promise of some rapidly emerging quantum applications

10 December 2018

Andreas Ettemeyer, NTB Interstate University of Applied Sciences, Buchs, and member of the EOS board, expresses concerns about discussions to merge photonics with microelectronics within European Union funding

27 November 2018

Liz Gerrish gives her perspective on why having a mentor is crucial for women beginning careers in photonics

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