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Multimedia presentations: Hot Topics from SPIE Photonics Europe 2018

Covering a variety of topics, these presentations by innovators in optics and photonics are a highlight of the symposium.


The key to discovery, says John Mather of NASA Goddard, is being open to new opportunities.

1 May 2018

Our fascination with the concept of alien life drives scientists and civilians alike to explore.

19 April 2018

A new regime of science at exawatts and zeptoseconds.

16 April 2018

VCSEL technology is finding applications in consumer electronics and more.

9 April 2018
Quantum Tech_cover of SPIE Pro

Devices using quantum technologies are reaching milestones.

6 April 2018
Zerodure hex segment

50 years of Zerodur milestones

4 April 2018
Semiconductor boom fuels Zeiss sales growth
CEO hopeful of another record-breaking year for the optics giant, with extreme ultraviolet lithography a key driver.
21 May 2018
Researchers use lidar to find invasive fish
Scanning Yellowstone Lake with green light enables protection of native trout that are vital to food chain.
18 May 2018
Analysts see $5BN auto lidar market by 2023
Twin reports on lidar applications and the related intellectual property landscape highlight huge technological diversity.
18 May 2018
UNESCO's International Day of Light debuts in Paris
Following success of year-long festival in 2015, IDL aims to promote and share the benefits of light projects worldwide.
17 May 2018
Glasgow MP voices Brexit fears at foundry open day
Carol Monaghan MP, who has a degree in laser physics and optoelectronics, says exit from European Union presents major concerns for the UK’s photonics industry.
17 May 2018
Irene Georgakoudi: Optical, label-free, morphofunctional metabolic imaging

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06 April 2018