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Ewit Roos at the PIC Summit Europe 2022.
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Ewit Roos to leave PhotonDelta, join PhotonVentures

Oct. 24, 2023
With the announcement, the co-founder and CEO of the European integrated photonics accelerator reflects on the two organizations’ progress to date and plans for the future.
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Breathless: Time for big business to clear the air

Oct. 17, 2023
Despite research repeatedly highlighting the health risks of air pollution, action to reduce it has not kept up—but the scientific community can help change that.
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Photonics Business Moves: October 13, 2023

Oct. 13, 2023
Here are the top five photonics business moves that made headlines during the week ending October 13, 2023.
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Making photonics more visible

Oct. 11, 2023
When the Nobel Prize recognizes researchers in photonics—in two categories in one year, no less—it’s more than a cause for celebration. It’s an opportunity to raise the field’...
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Three steps to meeting photonic device demands in today’s market

Oct. 10, 2023
Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) and laser diodes have the potential to address today’s barriers—but only if they can keep pace with market demand.
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Photonics Business Moves: September 15, 2023

Sept. 15, 2023
Here are five of the top photonics business moves that made headlines during the week ending September 15, 2023.
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Where to go with semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S.

Sept. 13, 2023
The semiconductor manufacturing landscape remains turbulent amidst a wealth of opportunity.
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White light from a laser-generated air plasma is incident on the pointing screen of the TAU Systems electron spectrometer.
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Bridging the gap: Affordable laser research tools revolutionize academia and industry

The democratization of research tools has the potential to foster greater innovation, collaboration, and accelerated product development.
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You’re invited: Take our 2023 Salary & Career Survey

Sept. 12, 2023
We’re seeking help from you, the Laser Focus World audience, to participate in our Salary & Career Survey! We will begin reporting results in November.