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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.


Leading developers of multiphoton, multispectral, and optical coherence tomography imaging techniques cover the latest technological advances with their cutting-edge hardware.

19 February 2019
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
Reverse wiring of LEDs helps chips feel the chill
University of Michigan discovery could be used for temperature control in future computers.
20 February 2019
Optoscribe targets data centers with Sumitomo Electric
Strategic cooperation on fiber components signed by Heriot-Watt University spin-out and Japanese optical fiber giant.
19 February 2019
Light therapy offers pain relief after cancer treatment
University at Buffalo will investigate alternatives to prescription opioids for oral ulcers and swelling.
19 February 2019
Cognex impresses with another record year
Sales at machine vision firm up again, but dip in demand from consumer electronics sector and China dampens rate of growth.
18 February 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
Arseniy Kuznetsov: Building flat optics and lasers with nanoantennas