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A panel of quantum executives cited everything from production scaling to a need for new laser technologies, smaller optics and more skilled personell as key challenges facing the industry

02 February 2023

Quantum executives cited everything from production scaling to a need for new laser technologies and smaller optics

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We asked the Photonics100 honorees what they thought the biggest challenge facing the industry in 2023 would be

03 February 2023

Regional conflicts? Energy costs? Skills shortages? Supply chain? In the first of two articles, we ask our Photonics100 honorees what they think 2023’s biggest challenges will be

A panel of quantum executives cited everything from production scaling to a need for new laser technologies, smaller optics and more skilled personell as key challenges facing the industry

02 February 2023

Quantum executives cited everything from production scaling to a need for new laser technologies and smaller optics

Jenoptik’s Ralf Kuschnereit, far left, Swave co-founder and Chief Product Officer Theo Marescaux, Swave CEO Mike Noonen, and 2023 SPIE Vice-President Peter de Groot. 

02 February 2023

Swave Photonics, with its Holographic eXtended Reality chips based on proprietary diffractive photonics technology, is the winner of the $10,000 top prize at the 13th annual SPIE Startup Challenge at Photonics West 2023.

The Quantum Workforce Development panel at Quantum West

02 February 2023

Workforce development is an issue for every one employed in the photonics industry, as was discussed at a Quantum West panel discussion this afternoon

Tadashi Maruno – the new Representative Director and President at Hamamatsu

01 February 2023

Tadashi Maruno has worked at the company for 40 years and has held senior roles in the System Division

The panel at Photonics West 2023 believes sensors are critical to bringing down road casualty rates

01 February 2023

Bringing down road casualty rates by using photonics technology in cars remains one of the biggest industry priorities

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Last year, PhotonDelta secured more than €1 billion in funding to embark on a six-year programme to invest in photonic startups and scaleups

Dutch startups announce breakthroughs at Photonics West

01 February 2023

Companies supported by PhotonDelta have made a series of breakthrough announcements at the Dutch Pavilion in San Francisco

A Photonics West 2023 executive panel agreed that 2023 remains a difficult year

Recruitment keeping photonics CEOs awake at night

01 February 2023

A Photonics West 2023 executive panel agreed that 2023 remains a difficult year

L-R: Dr Wilhelm Kaenders, founder and member of the executive board of Toptica Photonics AG; Dr Nicholas Traynor, founder and president of Azurlight Systems, who will become president of Toptica Photonics SAS; and Dr Juergen Stuhler, vice-president quantum technologies at Toptica Photonics AG, who will become General Manager of Toptica Photonics SAS. Image: Toptica Photonics AG

Toptica Photonics acquires French fibre laser maker Azurlight Systems

31 January 2023

Toptica Photonics, the German laser manufacturer, has acquired French fibre laser technology company, Azurlight Systems.

Lieven Penninck, CEO, PlanOpSim NV

The Photonics100 at Photonics West: Lieven Penninck Q&A

31 January 2023

Dr Lieven Penninck, the CEO of PlanOpSim NV and a Photonics100 honoree, is presenting at this year's Photonics West

Dr Laura Gemini, ALPhANOV

The Photonics100 at Photonics West: Laura Gemini Q&A

31 January 2023

Dr Laura Gemini, group manager, nanoscale laser processing & health applications at ALPhANOV, and a Photonics100 honoree, is a presenter at this year's Photonics West

Gabriella Gardosi, Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University

 

The Photonics100 at Photonics West: Gabriella Gardosi Q&A

31 January 2023

Gabriella Gardosi, a research associate at Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies and a Photonics100 honoree, is presenting her work at this year's Photonics West

The expert panel at BIOS Expo share the secrets of success for photonics startups in the healthcare sector

Photonics West: expert tips for healthcare startups

30 January 2023

Founders and investors at BIOS Expo at Photonics West share how they have improved outcomes for their businesses

Frank Smyth, CTO, Pilot Photonics

The Photonics100 at Photonics West: Frank Smyth Q&A

30 January 2023

Pilot Photonics CTO and Photonics100 honoree Frank Smyth is one of the presenters on this year's Photonics West conference schedule

Members of a BIOS panel discussion agreed that AI could be a solution to processing the exceptional amounts of data produced by photonics-enabled wearable point of care devices, but not without its own challenges.

Photonics West: AI could analyse data produced by wearables

30 January 2023

Handling and interpreting the data produced by multi-sensor wearable devices presents a formidable challenge to the healthcare sector

Live-streamed volumetric video technology will enable 3D holographic images of people, objects and environments to be beamed into the metaverse

Accenture invests in volumetric imaging to enhance Metaverse experience

27 January 2023

Live-streamed volumetric video technology will enable 3D holographic images of people, objects and environments to be beamed into the metaverse

OSK claims itself to be the first US-based commercial company to launch a fleet of persistent space-based satellite platforms equipped with best-in-class hyperspectral sensors (Image: Nvidia)

Satellites to monitor gas pipelines for leaks using hyperspectral imaging

27 January 2023

The technology will help the oil & gas industry meet its compliance and regulatory obligations, as well as help transition towards more sustainable operations

More than 1,200 exhibitors will be on the show floor this year, with more than 4,500 technical presentation taking place in tandem. (Image: SPIE)

Key conference themes to expect at Photonics West 2023

25 January 2023

Electro Optics shares the main events and themes on its radar at this year's show in San Francisco

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