11 April 2018

Jenoptik has appointed three international executives to its executive management board, effective immediately

11 April 2018

Lasers are being used to help deactivate unexploded bombs more safely, in a project involving German organisations Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH), Laser on Demand and the Hamburg fire brigade

11 April 2018

Construction has begun on a new £8 million electronics and photonics research centre in Torbay, in the South West of England

09 April 2018

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced that Kent Rochford will become the organisation’s new CEO. Eugene Arthurs will retire on 2 June.

03 April 2018

Innovate UK, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have announced a £20 million pioneer fund to aid the development of several prototype quantum devices

29 March 2018

A group of Italian researchers has developed a modification to optical mammography instrumentation that increases the sensitivity of the medical imaging technique by up to a thousand-fold

28 March 2018

Nasa has recently tested an airborne lidar system that uses three simultaneous laser pulses to detect and measure two potent greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide and water vapour

28 March 2018

Optoelectronic component manufacturer II‐VI has announced its intent to acquire CoAdna, a manufacturer of optical components, for approximately $85 million in cash

28 March 2018

A team of international researchers have developed a spectroscopic point-of-care device that could enable consistent and cost-effective screening for thyroid nodules

22 March 2018

By 2020, Levi’s expects to have its automated laser finishing technique fully scaled worldwide

19 March 2018

London’s Gatwick airport will be the first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to transport its staff around the airfield

19 March 2018

Rockley Photonics, a fabless supplier of silicon photonics chipsets, IP, and design for high volume optics applications, has raised $40 million in a recent funding round that will enable it to expand its design and production platform