Most powerful laser in the world to be fitted at European research facility
Electro Optics - News, 13 hours ago
The construction of what will be the most powerful laser in the world has begun, and is due to be installed at the European Union''s Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines facility near Prague in the Czech Republic
Co-inventors of the OLED and nanomaterials pioneer tipped to win Nobel Prizes
Electro Optics - News, September 29, 2014
The inventor of a room-temperature nanowire laser and the co-inventors of the OLED have both been tipped to win Nobel Prizes, according to analysis of scientific literature citations by Thomson Reuters
A day out at your local photonics firm
Electro Optics - News, September 24, 2014
Tom Eddershaw looks at the activities planned for the upcoming Day of Photonics, an initiative organised by EPIC that aims to raise awareness of photonics technologies
EPIC to address standards for photonic integrated circuits
Electro Optics - News, September 24, 2014
Carlos Lee, director general of the European Photonics Industry Consortium, reports from a working dinner at ECOC where standardisation plans for photonic integrated circuits were discussed
Element Six helps TiSa laser cool down as project heats up
Electro Optics - News, September 23, 2014
A EU-funded initiative that aims to further develop an ultrafast pulsed disk laser that will have the highest speeds and output powers ever achieved, has chosen Element Six to assist the design using its cooling crystals
Lidar used to unveil El Zota, an ancient Mesoamerican site
Electro Optics - News, September 23, 2014
As part of a collaborative archaeological project, researchers from the Universities of California and Texas are using 3D imaging and lidar technologies to map El Zota, a Mesoamerican site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilisation, located in San Jose, Guatemala
Laser light source wins OSA optics award
Electro Optics - News, September 22, 2014
The winners of the Optical Society''s (OSA) Enabled by Optics contest have been announced and will be awarded at an OSA annual event in October in Arizona, USA
Mysteries of Stonehenge revealed by laser mapping
Electro Optics - News, September 16, 2014
A four-year archaeological survey of Stonehenge using techniques including laser scanning has uncovered new areas of interest among the prehistoric standing stones. Tom Eddershaw and Jessica Rowbury report
Photonic IC firm gains €340k to commercialise software
Electro Optics - News, September 16, 2014
Belgian firm, Luceda Photonics, has received €340,000 to commercialise its photonics integrated circuit design software
CEOs of ModuLight and Avantes join EPIC''s board of directors
Electro Optics - News, September 15, 2014
The European Photonics Industry Consortium''s (EPIC) board of directors has gained two new members − Dr Petteri Uusimaa, CEO of Modulight, and Benno Oderkerk, CEO of Avantes
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