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Defense & Security

Mosaic Warfare

DARPA's Director of the Strategic Technology Office wants the US military to rethink R&D and adopt lessons learned from Silicon Valley.

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THE CEO of Datalytica LLC hopes make the world a better place through technology.

12 April 2019
DigiLens smart glasses

From smart glasses to autonomous vehicles, photonics technology and the world of consumer electronics seem closer than ever.

21 March 2019

Building on some notable recent success stories, the European photonics platform is anticipating a busy 2019 for innovation.

18 March 2019

The various petawatt-class laser systems at the ELI Beamlines facility near Prague bring to fruition the Nobel-winning vision of Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland.

14 March 2019
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From Arizona to New York, and Florida to Colorado, photonics communities continue to grow in influence across the country.

11 March 2019
DCS 2019: Kent Periscopes present scope for AFVs
Presents driver of armored fighting vehicle with twin images of surroundings in shortwave or visible light formats.
19 April 2019
SRI International joins US Army night vision development program
California laboratory joins Microsoft and SiOnyx as partners on 'IVAS' effort to improve soldiers' situational awareness.
19 April 2019
Survey reveals harassment at photonics events
A quarter of women who responded to study jointly commissioned by SPIE and OSA reported harassment at meetings.
17 April 2019
DCS 2019: The art of Mosaic Warfare
Agile approach lets military “think small and very fast,” says DARPA director Tim Grayson at DCS plenary.
17 April 2019

Timothy Day: Good causes make for great business in photonics