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Timothy Day: Good causes make for great business in photonics

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SPIE, one of seven international organization members of the International Commission for Optics, has supported the mission of the organization for many years.

14 February 2018
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Developing the optics behind LIGO's gravitational wave detectors saw photonics engineers and vendors collaborating on ground-breaking technology. Now those systems are being upgraded further.

12 February 2018
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A new conference incorporating interactive experience at Photonics West reveals the rapid growth of augmented and virtual realities. Its chair, Bernard Kress of Microsoft's Hololens division, tells Matthew Peach that optics remains the key challenge in developing the ultimate virtual experience.

9 February 2018
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A day-long industry conference at SPIE Photonics West highlighted optical technological challenges and successes for VR, MR and AR.

31 January 2018
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Taking a path less traveled by women.

29 January 2018
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The 2018 SPIE President shares her career path, education, and other interests with the members of SPIE.

27 January 2018
Rochester laser lab slams 'potentially devastating' budget cut
Laboratory for Laser Energetics, home to giant Omega laser for fusion research, is under threat from Trump administration’s science funding cuts.
22 February 2018
FLIR hikes dividend on 'positive momentum'
Thermal imaging giant posted record sales of $1.8BN in transitional year.
14 February 2018
Coherent lands volume fiber laser order
Laser company remains on track for another record-setting year despite apparent volatility in key displays sector.
8 February 2018
JWST's instruments and optics shipped to spacecraft location
Two 'halves' of the space telescope now in California for final integration at Northrop Grumman's Redondo Beach facility.
6 February 2018