Analysis & opinion

26 April 2018

Carlos Lee, director general of EPIC, give tips on how to secure funding, based on a chat with Frank Levinson, co-founder of Finisar

25 April 2018

Dr Wenko Süptitz, head of photonics at German industry association, Spectaris, discusses what the association has planned for the upcoming Optatec trade fair in Frankfurt next month

12 April 2018

Dr Eugene Arthurs is to retire as CEO of SPIE in June following 18 years with the society. He speaks to Electro Optics about his time heading the international photonics association

29 March 2018

Growth in the biophotonics sector requires rapid translation of innovations into the clinic, write Professor Jürgen Popp and Dr Thomas Mayerhöfer

29 March 2018

Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE, CEO and co-founder of M Squared Lasers, highlights the importance of a strategic response to the changing face of industry

29 March 2018

More than 300 key stakeholders were present at Photonics21’s AGM, where speakers from the European Commission discussed how to advance digital development across Europe

23 March 2018

Lidar could become an important part of autonomous driving and potentially a huge market opportunity for laser and detector manufacturers, as Greg Blackman discovers at the Image Sensors conference in London

28 February 2018

The spectroscopy market is headed towards chip-sized devices and automated production; however, skilled workers are crucial for enabling this, says Benno Oderkerk, director and founder of Avantes

28 February 2018

Amy Eskilson, president and CEO of Inrad Optics, says that Industry 4.0, in addition to public-private partnerships, could help bridge the workforce gap

27 February 2018

Jessica Rowbury reports from a Photonics West lighting panel session, where consumer adoption was discussed

26 February 2018

At Photonics West, Jessica Rowbury spoke to Bridgesat, a company developing the ground infrastructure for satellite communication

16 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from a quantum technologies panel discussion at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco