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Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:42:59 GMT

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Fortum invests €5.2m in PV cell firm Exeger

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:12:00 GMT

Nordic energy giant backs development of printable "indoor solar cells" for consumer electronics roles.



Photonics opportunities emerge with UK research hubs

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:12:00 GMT

£60M government investment in six targeted technology themes promoted as element of UK’s industrial strategy spending.



Photon shape influences light-matter interactions

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:12:00 GMT

Singapore team shows how photons with rising or falling energy are absorbed differently; could inform design of quantum devices.



Laser technique reveals bird-wing 'contrails'

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:12:00 GMT

Particle imaging velocimetry shows how wing-beat vortices break up in similar manner to wake turbulence generated by airliners.



US Army contracts BAE Systems to supply thermal weapon sights

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:12:00 GMT

$384m deal to provide machine gunners with sights that deliver target information to a HUD whatever the lighting conditions.



Honeywell supplies laser navigation to British ‘Ajax’ tanks

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:12:00 GMT

Next generation of UK's fighting vehicles will stay on target with TALIN inertial navigation system.



Oxford PV lands Statoil investment

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:12:00 GMT

First investment in solar technology by the oil and gas giant’s venture wing complemented by deal to develop hybrid perovskite cells with major silicon manufacturer.



In memoriam: Joe Yaver, SPIE leader; optics visionary

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:12:00 GMT

Society’s long-serving former executive director and driving force behind what became the Photonics West event dies at 83.



LZH and Coherent collaborate on mobile laser cutter for road traffic accidents

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:12:00 GMT

Kilowatt-class fiber laser system under development with Volkswagen could help free people trapped in vehicles.



SPIE chiefs welcome small-business R&D legislation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:12:00 GMT

Future of SBIR and STTR programs secured in compromise agreement for US National Defense Authorization Act.



€10M EC backing for Czech 'HiLASE' center of excellence

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:12:00 GMT

UK’s Central Laser Facility involved in industrial laser technology transfer effort with €45M total funding.



SLM enables cheap, wavelength-selectable microscopy

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:12:00 GMT

University of Chicago group adapts microscope to permit spectrum-specific observation of target structures.



Solid growth and fat order book mark Gooch & Housego's positive 2016

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:11:00 GMT

Preliminary results for the year reveal 9% boost for sales and profits, after military and aerospace acquisitions.



VTT creates hyperspectral iPhone camera


Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:11:00 GMT

Users will be able to monitor health, environment and diverse situations by full-spectrum cellphone.



Doppler lidar under test for planetary landing

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:11:00 GMT

NASA team hopes that triple-laser system will improve chances of successful touch-down on Mars.



Fraunhofer FEP presents flexible OLEDs from PI-SCALE pilot

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:11:00 GMT

Flexible OLEDs offer “new possibilities for special lighting”; debut at Display Workshops, Japan, from December 7–9. 



‘SLIC’ optical infection analyzer cuts test time to 20 minutes

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:11:00 GMT

Prizewinning St Andrews' Scattered Light Integrated Collector slashes bacterial resistance review from days to minutes.



Zeiss gets agile with EPFL research deal

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:11:00 GMT

Collaboration will see Swiss Federal Institute of Technology receive €1 million from the German optics giant.



II-VI breaks ground on VCSEL site expansion

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:11:00 GMT

Epiworks facility in Champaign, Illinois, was acquired earlier this year by the growing laser and materials company.



Dianov wins 2017 John Tyndall Award

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:11:00 GMT

Russian Academy of Sciences professor recognized for key developmental work in nonlinear fiber optics.