Orlando Torres Perales, president of Optics Students Karlsruhe talks about how the association is not just encouraging young people into the optics field, but is providing the students running it with essential skills for their future careers in the optics industry
At this years’ Photonics Public Private Partnership (PPP) annual meeting, speakers discussed the organisation’s continued growth and its current placement to be able to fulfil investment pledges ahead of Horizon 2020
Next Scan Technology, a supplier of scanner systems for ultra-short pulsed lasers, has been recognised for photonics entrepreneurship with the EPIC Phoenix Award
Differences of opinion still exist when it comes to fair pay and promotion in optics and photonics fields, but job satisfaction remains high overall, according to the 2017 SPIE Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report.
The report, the seventh compiled annually by SPIE, is the largest international study of the photonics industry.
The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) recently surpassed 300 members. Matthew Dale speaks to Carlos Lee about the European photonics sector
Following on from his talk at Strategies in Light USA, Dr Paul Rudy from SoraaLaser explains the latest developments in GaN laser diodes and laser pumped phosphor architectures, and discusses the merits of lasers compared to other lighting technologies
The European Union is investing €15.5 million into the world’s first open access photonic integrated circuit assembly and packaging pilot line, it was announced at the Photonics21 annual general meeting
The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC has accelerated a fabrication process that utilises two-photon polymerisation in the production of arbitrarily shaped micro-structures
The photoacoustic imaging (PAI) market is expected to reach $240 million in 2022, driven by its translation into clinical applications, new analysis suggests
Austrian sensor firm Ams has bought Princeton Optronics, a provider of Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers