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Donna Strickland: Girls just wanna have fun — in the lab

The 2018 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics spoke at SPIE Photonics West.

Photons plus ultrasound

As the "Photons plus Ultrasound" conference marks its 25th anniversary at Photonics West, photoacoustic imaging is on the verge of a clinical breakthrough.

15 February 2019
GE AI imaging

Machines should do the tedious, monotonous, and time-consuming tasks, so that humans can take healthcare to the next level.

14 February 2019
US Capitol

An open letter to US Congress highlights the importance of science to the US economy and describes the harm caused by the recent shutdown.

13 February 2019

Andre Bogdanov and colleagues have reported a new take on high-Q cavities. Their approach draws inspiration from the physics of bound states in the continuum.

28 January 2019
IPG Photonics Q4, 2018 sales slide
Nine per cent fall to $330m in line with guidance; China sales tank, Europe down, but US demand boosted.
14 February 2019
Jenoptik growing with ‘record’ 2018 revenue of €834m
Order intake worth €874 m also at record high; firm says outlook is for “further growth in 2019”.
14 February 2019
EOS grows with acquisition of Vulcan Labs
AM addition to deliver custom solutions, support R&D and help commercialize EOS 3D platforms.
14 February 2019
Non-invasive prostate cancer treatment wins 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge
Photonics-based procedure is less invasive than surgery, only requires local anaesthesia, and takes less than one hour.
13 February 2019
Near-infrared light kills cancer, builds immune response
This NIR photo immune therapy is to be licensed to Rakuten Aspyrian Therapeutics, in San Mateo, California.
13 February 2019
Arseniy Kuznetsov: Building flat optics and lasers with nanoantennas