29 June 2017

Ken Hanson, a medical imaging research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and Brian Lula, president of Physik Instrumente USA, have been selected as this year’s recipients of two top awards from SPIE

19 June 2017

Fibre laser expert IPG Photonics has signed an agreement to acquire laser system manufacturer Innovative Laser Technologies for $40 million

16 June 2017

LIG Nanowise, a Manchester, UK-based nanotechnology start up has announced the commercial release of a as super-resolution microsphere amplified lens (SMAL), which the developers say is a 'world first in microscopy'. The new lens allows scientists to carry out super resolution imaging down to 70nm using a standard white light microscope

15 June 2017

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) is collaborating with three Scandinavian research groups to explore how lidar technology could be used to measure the wind conditions across the world’s longest proposed floating bridge

15 June 2017

The University of Glasgow’s School of Physics and Astronomy is today unveiling an advanced EPSRC-funded materials imaging facility worth £1 million

14 June 2017

Researchers from Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea have developed a new 3D printing method

14 June 2017

A collaboration of researchers from Microsoft Research and HRL Laboratories has developed a prototype digital camera that uses spherically curved image sensors

12 June 2017

As part of a national initiative highlighting the importance of quantum technologies for economy and science in Germany, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding a project aiming to develop a portable optical single ion clock within three years

08 June 2017

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have developed a low-cost laser wavemeter that surpasses the resolution of all commercially-available instruments

08 June 2017

Researchers in Canada have demonstrated the first quantum key distribution transmissions from a ground transmitter to a quantum payload on a moving aircraft

08 June 2017

AMS Technologies has acquired UK photonics company Elforlight, as part of a strategy to provide customers with comprehensive design services

07 June 2017

Contracts for the manufacture of the 39-metre primary mirror of the European Southern Observatory’s Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) were signed on 30 May during a ceremony at ESO’s headquarters near Munich