Analysis & opinion

27 February 2018

Jessica Rowbury reports from a Photonics West lighting panel session, where consumer adoption was discussed

26 February 2018

At Photonics West, Jessica Rowbury spoke to Bridgesat, a company developing the ground infrastructure for satellite communication

16 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from a quantum technologies panel discussion at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco

16 February 2018

In order to enable the technologies of tomorrow, optics manufacturers need to continue to invest in innovation and new techniques, writes Dan Adams, product marketing manager at Edmund Optics

08 February 2018

A microscope technique able to image every neuron in a fruit fly brain, and some of the remarkable healing properties of light for treating neurological conditions, were two topics discussed during a neurophotonics plenary session at Photonics West. Greg Blackman reports

06 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from SPIE Photonics West, where the first image sensors based on graphene-CMOS integration were on display

26 January 2018

Jessica Rowbury looks at how some of the technologies demonstrated at the Consumer Electronics Show in January will transform the driving experience

23 January 2018

Aldo Kamper, president of Photonics21, discusses how Europe is to translate its current competencies into future leadership in a fast-growing global market

19 January 2018

Rob Morris, marketing director, Ocean Optics, says that science, education & entrepreneurship initiatives are needed to see growth in spectroscopy and photonics

19 January 2018

Dr Wenko Süptitz, head of photonics at German industry association, Spectaris, discusses how far advanced German and European companies are with applying digital production processes

16 January 2018

Dr Tom Pearsall, founder of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC), argues that industry associations must be agile to stay relevant

16 January 2018

Dr Andrew Rickman, OBE, CEO of Rockley Photonics, believes silicon photonics will drive a technology revolution in data communications