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Solar & Alternative Energy

Tripping the Light Fantastic

A chat with Alejandro Rodriguez of Princeton's Nanophotonics Design and Computation Group.

PW childcare grant

SPIE has created a grant to give parents equal opportunity to attend its largest annual meeting.

2 November 2018
Jennifer Douris O’Bryan

The current political and security climate has spurred interest in maintaining control of emerging technologies developed in the United States. How this is accomplished was a point of contention recently, as legislation titled the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) moved through the U.S. congress and was passed into law.

11 October 2018
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.

(Updated)

7 September 2018
Lynn Loo interview

The inventor of nanotransfer printing is working on an innovative, self-powering smart window.

13 July 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
Oxford PV raises further £31m in funding
Series D funding round will enable perovskite solar tech developer to move into "commercialization phase".
15 March 2019
OFC 2019 closes with focus on 800G optical links, 'real-world' 5G
Expo showcased technical research, many new commercial solutions, plus live multivendor demonstrations.
14 March 2019
ORC's Silicon Photonics group partners with CompoundTek for design
Associated fabrication facilities located in Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics.
13 March 2019
Scientists at TU Vienna develop ‘random anti-laser’
Laser concept is time-reversed: light source becomes perfect light absorber; device could offer applications in mobile and medical.
13 March 2019
 
Harald Hass: Progress in LED technology removes barriers for LiFi communication