Photonics West

Trump travel ban disrupts Photonics West conference programme

On 31 January, leaders of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, wrote a letter to United States President Donald Trump addressing the executive order banning travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries. Although currently suspended, the ban resulted in several scientists - including conference speakers - not being able to attend Photonics West

SPIE to propel entrepreneurs at Photonics West

The semi-finalists of the 2017 StartUp Challenge have been announced. The chosen photonics technologies range from those addressing global health needs such as clean water, food safety, prenatal care, and cancer detection, to wearables, connected cars, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality

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