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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.

Jennifer Douris O’Bryan

The US Trade Representative has announced a process for US companies to request permission to continue importing targeted items on a duty-free basis.


7 September 2018
Jurgen Beyerer, Fraunhofer

Jürgen Beyerer of Fraunhofer discusses machine vision and machine learning.

14 August 2018

Photonics for a Better World.

2 August 2018
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
Micron-sized lens could link quantum computers to optical networks
ANU (Australia) -developed system is based on nano-structures forming a metasurface, which controls photon behavior.
18 September 2018
First Osram VCSEL to illuminate for facial recognition app
Surface-emitting Bidos PLPVQ 940A VCSEL initially used for 3D sensing and mobile device security applications.
18 September 2018
£80m funding to boost UK quantum technology programs
Funding intended to help progress this photonics-led technology but quantum researchers seeking £250m more.
13 September 2018
Optical link developer Silicon Line raises €8.2m
Low-power optical link developer will invest new Series B funding in production, expansion and Asian presence.
13 September 2018
Richard B. Gunderman: Learning to See

SPIE Newsroom
06 April 2018