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Multimedia presentations: SPIE Photonics West plenaries and BiOS Hot Topics

Slides and audio of talks at SPIE Photonics West, held in San Francisco in February 2018.

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A Women in Optics presentation from SPIE Photonics West 2018.

23 March 2018
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An interview from SPIE Photonics West 2018.

22 March 2018

The emergence of lidar as a key technology for future autonomous vehicles ratcheted up throughout 2017, with major players including Ford, Airbus, and Osram backing a raft of startups with their own particular takes on the photonics hardware.

21 March 2018

World's oldest dedicated university optics center celebrates a hundred years of optics-related research and education, but notes the need to widen participation.

19 March 2018

New imaging tool for recording changes over time, space, and function

16 March 2018
Tsai_Achromatic Metalenses

A description of the fabrication and use of a broadband achromatic metalens with high focusing efficiency used in transmission for full-color imaging applications in the visible range of the spectrum.

14 March 2018
BMW, Toyota venture units back lidar developer Blackmore
US-based technology firm raises $18M in series B round aimed at ramping 'long-range' system for autonomous vehicles.
23 March 2018
Gemalto announces laser-enhanced security features for ID documents
Dutch-French firm invests in color laser engraving technology to boost fraud protection and ease verification for passports.
22 March 2018
Growing Berliner Glas sets up training scheme to help close skills gap
German optics firm looking to expand headcount quickly as it racks up record sales figures.
21 March 2018
Laser-directed vehicles in airport trial
London Gatwick said to be the first airport to trial autonomous vehicles for shuttling staff across the airfield.
21 March 2018
New swept-source OCT platform targets ophthalmic imaging and biometry
OCTLIGHT commercializes diode technology from the Technical University of Denmark.
21 March 2018
Marcel Bernucci: Investigation of vascular scattering patterns in retinal and choroidal OCT angiography with a contrast agent