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Illumination & Displays

CEI Grid_William Burgess
The days of the Xenon lamp are numbered

A new generation of light sources for cinema comes of age.

VLT_Rachel Berlowitz

Adaptive optics at Paranal Observatory give satellite-quality images from surface of Earth.

27 June 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

VCSEL technology is finding applications in consumer electronics and more.

9 April 2018
Camera maker Basler buys up Silicon Software
Acquisition of card and software firm extends Basler's portfolio towards performance segment of computer vision market.
20 July 2018
VLT uses adaptive optics to capture super-sharp image of Neptune
Laser tomography approach corrects for turbulence in the atmosphere; images from earth comparable with Hubble's view from space.
19 July 2018
UCSD materials processing trick creates 'revolutionary' laser crystal
For ultra-short, high-power pulses — promises more powerful lasers with broad tunability.
18 July 2018
Stemmer Imaging expands market share in France by acquiring Elvitec
Following February IPO, expansive Stemmer expects French deal to boost revenues by €9 million (earnings by 11%).
18 July 2018
Richard B. Gunderman: Learning to See

SPIE Newsroom
06 April 2018