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SPIE presentations cover the latest research and promising breakthroughs in astronomy

Plenary sessions from SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018.

SPIE CEO Kent Rochford

SPIE's new CEO Kent Rochford, formerly of NIST, stepped into his new role 1 June. We asked Rochford to discuss his views on SPIE and the world of optics and photonics.

11 June 2018

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
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Devices using quantum technologies are reaching milestones.

6 April 2018
German Parliament considers quantum opportunities
Digital Committee meets industry, academia in Berlin to plot a route to quantum success.
22 June 2018
Vision-led robot supports first responders
Multi wavelength cameras and sensors combination enable “SmokeBot” to operate in low/no vision environments.
21 June 2018
Photoacoustics reveals detailed angiographic structures in human breasts
Latest development from Caltech helps move photoacoustic technique closer to clinical viability.
20 June 2018
Fiber lasers to outshine other sources as market takes off
Analyst firm IDTechEx forecasts global fiber laser system sales will reach $8.9 billion in 2028.
20 June 2018
Laser-based process monitors quality and temperature of molten steel
University of Swansea wins UK prize for technology that could save steel plants millions of pounds.
20 June 2018
Irene Georgakoudi: Optical, label-free, morphofunctional metabolic imaging

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