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Defense & Security

Faces light up over VCSEL prospects

VCSEL technology is finding applications in consumer electronics and more.


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
Quantum Tech_cover of SPIE Pro

Devices using quantum technologies are reaching milestones.

6 April 2018
EU regulations

EU-RoHS task force seeks help from the optics and photonics community.

31 April 2018
Investors cheered by nLight prospects
Diode and fiber laser maker reports strong growth in first quarter as a public company.
24 May 2018
Carlyle announces intent to buy HGH Infrared
Defense, aerospace and diverse engineering firm attracted by award-winning, France-based surveillance specialist.
22 May 2018
Diode laser frequency reference 'passes' sounding rocket test
Work towards optical satellite navigation system shows independent operation of diode laser setup and optical frequency comb.
15 May 2018
September launch eyed for key AIM Photonics facility
US foundry offers small companies a unique asset: sharing a multi-project wafer (MPW) on a state-of-the-art production line.
14 May 2018

Timothy Day: Good causes make for great business in photonics

SPIE Newsroom
06 April 2018