Go for the Grand Challenge!

Today we interview Prof. Peter Andrekson from Chalmers University, IEEE Fellow, OSA Fellow, past member of the Board of Governors for the IEEE Photonics Society, and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

October 2021

Let’s discuss PhotonIcs, in which I intentionally capitalize the “I” for “Innovation.” Innovation is the name of game in our field that drives us to demonstrate new concepts that will translate into ground-breaking technologies. What motivated me to write on this topic is an IEEE …

October 2021

It’s hard to believe how fast this year is going by. Summer in the Northern Hemisphere is now behind us and the crispness of autumn is rolling into my locale in the northeastern U.S. With it comes the dawn of a new academic year, lots …

This Is My Lab — October 2021

Featuring: Shaohua An, Ph.D. student at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China; Ming Jin, a Ph.D. student at the Peking University in China; Martin Wafula, a Ph.D. student at the University of Oxford in the UK

Structured Light and Structured Matter — From Tall to Small

Undoubtedly, light plays a paramount role in our day-to-day lives. It helps us with orientation, enables us to perceive our environment, and contributes significantly to a circadian rhythm. The color and intensity of light may even influence our mental state and emotions. Furthermore, it is key not only to photosynthesis in plants – one of the main mechanisms rendering possible life on Planet Earth, but also to the mating behavior of fireflies, and to the navigation of moths.

News and Views: What Is Hot In Photonics?

General Chair: Michael Brodsky, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USAChair Elect: Cristian Antonelli, University of L’Aquila, Italy
The IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting Series grows technical communities and facilitates information exchange in rapidly expanding “hot” research areas in the general field of Photonics. The intimate environment …