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Sensing & Measurement

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing defends vital infrastructure

The deployment of DFOS is still in its infancy, but as more people become aware of the technology, it will gain wider use.


Can quantitative phase imaging help combat dementia and find a cure for cancer? The technology is set but developers need to increase awareness among biologists, hears Rebecca Pool.

19 February 2018

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

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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R&D highlights from the 2018 session: Presentations from leading researchers in biophotonics.

5 February 2018

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
Chronocam raises $19M; rebrands as 'Prophesee'
Intel, Renault, and Bosch among the investors to back series B round for startup developing animal-inspired machine vision technology.
21 February 2018
IPG's annual sales top $1.4BN
Fiber laser giant produced more than 10,000 kilowatt-level sources in 2017, says CEO.
19 February 2018
Cognex chiefs hail 'spectacular' year
Machine vision firm posts record sales and net income despite huge tax charge following US law change.
16 February 2018

Timothy Day: Good causes make for great business in photonics