Analysis & opinion

21 March 2019

A good mentor is key to increasing appreciation for photonics among school pupils, says Daniela Marin, an engineering student who recently held a workshop for young pupils

15 March 2019

Matthew Dale reports from a panel at Photonics West, where experts discussed 3D printing’s potential for industrial production

05 March 2019

Photonics must appear in the EU's Horizon Europe framework or risk losing its significance in economic policy, says Spectaris' Dr Wenko Süptitz

04 March 2019

Humberto Michinel and Ángel Paredes at the Optics Laboratory of the University of Vigo in Ourense, Spain, discuss optical approaches to studying ‘hidden’ energy

27 February 2019

PIC innovation relies on having a supply chain that’s accessible – says Victor Dolores Calzadilla, coordinator of the EU's OIP4NWE project

26 February 2019

Jessica Rowbury hears from executives at Photonics West discussing how their businesses could be affected by the relationship between the US and China

31 January 2019

Professor Michalis Zervas, from the Optoelectronics Research Centre, charts the rise of high-power fibre lasers and asks what's next for the technology

31 January 2019

Professor Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, chair of the recent Bios Clinical Technologies and Systems track at Photonics West, discusses her work translating medical technology and encouraging inclusion in photonics

31 January 2019

Microsoft’s Bernard Kress, who chaired the AR/VR/MR industry days at Photonics West, considers the optimal design for augmented and mixed reality headsets

31 January 2019

Professor David Andrews, incoming 2019 vice-president of SPIE, describes the support, growth and promise of some rapidly emerging quantum applications

10 December 2018

Andreas Ettemeyer, NTB Interstate University of Applied Sciences, Buchs, and member of the EOS board, expresses concerns about discussions to merge photonics with microelectronics within European Union funding

27 November 2018

Liz Gerrish gives her perspective on why having a mentor is crucial for women beginning careers in photonics

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