Tag Archives: Photonics

Photonics: the generation, manipulation, transmission and detection of light

What is Photonics?

As photonics enables an ever greater range of applications we are are often asked ‘what is photonics?‘ The following definition, examples and taxonomy attempt to provide a tiered explanation. for those unfamiliar with sector. Photonics Definition Photonics encompasses the technologies, devices, products and processes that generate, transmit, transform, detect and/or manipulate light in any format,…

Telecommunications, Optics and Photonics (TOP) Conference

The latest trends in photonic integration; silicon photonics using InP, GaAs and polymer solutions; packaging solutions; hybrid integration; lasers, modulators and receivers; filters and switches and connectors. Held in Houndsditch, London, close to Liverpool St station, the conference will provide excellent networking opportunities for optical and photonic component and systems manufacturers and developers, along with…

Optical and Lunar Communications Industry Day

The UK Space Agency (UKSA) and European Space Agency (ESA) will be running a joint optical and lunar communications industry day in Bristol on 14th September 2022. The focus of the day will be the launch of two parallel competitions under European Space Agency ARTES (Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems) Programme . The first competition will…

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Future Photonic Leaders

Early career photonic professionals and researchers are invited to a virtual sandpit meeting on 9th September to discuss the formation of new Early Career/ Future Photonics Leadership group focused on fostering, supporting and capturing the opinions of those early in their photonics careers that will lead the industry in the future.