By Fiona Gerente. Published on 23 June 2016 in:
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Photonics4All is a European outreach project funded by the European Union under one of the calls for Photonics Public Private Partnership (PPP). This outreach project aims to promote photonics and light based technologies to young people, students, entrepreneurs and the general public throughout the EU.

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By e-EPS. Published on 23 June 2016 in:
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NANOMETA 2017, The 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, will take place from 4 to 7 January 2017 in Seefeld (Tirol), Austria.

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The LIGHT2015 Projects bring the wonders of Photonics to 27 European Countries during IYL 2015

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 22 March 2016 in:
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The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 [IYL 2015] has been a tremendous success in bringing together academic and industry organisations around the world to join forces to raise awareness of the many ways in which the physics and applications of light impacts our lives in areas such as energy, education, climate-change and health. The success of IYL 2015 crowns six years of hard work by the European Physical Society [EPS] since the first discussions of the idea in 2009.

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By e-EPS. Published on 25 January 2016 in:
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The Photon16 conference, organised by the Institute of Physics, will be held at the University of Leeds, 5 – 8 September 2016.

Over four days, Photon16 participants will have the opportunity to visit exhibitions on the latest in optics and photonics technology, attend lectures from experts in the field, and get up to date with cutting-edge research.

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Designing three-dimensional nanostructures in a single step

By Diana Grishina, Willem Vos. Published on 15 December 2015 in:
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Scientists have devised a novel approach to 3D nanofabrication that brings closer the day when electronic and photonic devices become truly three-dimensional.

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LIGHT2015 Young Women in Photonics and Young Entrepreneur in Photonics Awards Winners Announced

By e-EPS. Published on 25 June 2015 in:
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The LIGHT2015 project – coordinated by the European Physical Society – is pleased to announce the LIGHT2015 Award winners. The Young Women in Photonics Award was created to recognise young female scientists who have made outstanding contributions to photonics. The 2015 award in the Fundamental category goes to Na Liu (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems) and to Nathalie Vermeulen (Photonics Team (B-PHOT), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)) in the Applied/Engineering …

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2015 Wuhan Photonics Week of the International Year of Light

By Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics. Published on 26 May 2015 in:
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The United Nations [UN] General Assembly proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies [IYL 2015]. To celebrate the event, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics [WNLO], with the support from many world known scientific societies and unions [1] launches Wuhan Photonics Week.

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CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2015 invites prestigious speakers

By Luc Bergé. Published on 19 December 2014 in:
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The International Conference CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2015, Europe’s premier joint conference on Lasers, Electro-optics and Fundamental Quantum Electronics, will take place from Sunday June 21st, 2015 to Thursday June 25th, 2015 at the Munich International Congress Centre [ICM], Germany. It will be held in conjunction with Laser World of Photonics 2015, the largest European Exhibition of laser and electro-optic equipment and services.

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International Year of Light news

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 24 October 2014 in:
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Light at the focus of 2014 Physics and Chemistry Nobel Prizes!
As a fantastic lead-in to the International Year of Light (IYL2015), the Nobel Prizes for Physics…
An Open Letter to the Photonics Industry
The EPS President and IYL 2015 Steering Committee Chair John Dudley…
Photonics Communication Research Laboratory of the National Technical University of Athens to support…

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International Year of Light News

By Paul Knoobs, Krisinda Plenkovich. Published on 25 July 2014 in:
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IYL 2015 activity in United Kingdom
On 25 September 2015, Aston University Institute of Photonics Technology [AIPT], the Library of Birmingham and Community Arts Group, the Flatpack Film Festival, will deliver an afternoon and evening of demonstrations…
SPIE International Year of Light photo contest is open
The SPIE International Year of Light photo contest is open. Submit your work by 30 September 2014 and show how light and light-based technologies play a vital role in our everyday lives. The contest is open to anyone…

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By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 25 October 2013 in:
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The 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology [PHOTOPTICS 2014] will be held from 7-9 January 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The conference will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of laser photonics and optics. Eminent keynotes speakers have been invited including two members of the European Physical Society: Alberto Diaspro from the Italian Institute of Technology, who will speak on the fluorescence optical microscopy at the nanoscale; and Markus Pollnau…

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2012 UMD Student Poster Competition in Optics and Photonics

By Tyler Drye. Published on 27 May 2013 in:
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The 2012 University of Maryland Student Poster Competition in Optics and Photonics was a resounding success. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Maryland College Park [UMDC] chapters of the Optical Society of America [OSA], the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers [SPIE] and the European Physical Society [EPS], as well as the Baltimore and DC-Northern Virginia chapters of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers [IEEE] and the Capitol chapter of OSA.
The poster session saw the submission of sixteen posters from area universities, prepared and presented …

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