Join - Online registration open - Photonics21 Annual Meeting 2015 - 28 & 29 May 2015
Save the date - The Photonics21 Annual Meeting 2015 entitled Photonics solutions for the European society will take place on the 28 & 29 May 2015 at the Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels. The event will be the community event highlighting the new Photonics Public Private Partnership in Europe. This cooperation model fosters photonics research and innovation under Horizon2020 by implementing the Photonics Multiannual Strategic Roadmap. The event will further focus on photonics solutions for the societal challenges of Europe such as energy-efficiency, the secure society and health to strengthen future research and innovation in Europe.
International Year of Light 2015 - Rainbow installation illuminates Amsterdam's main train station
Throughout the International Year of Light 2015 once a day a large public artwork in the form of a rainbow is projected on the roof of Amsterdam Central train station. The project entitled Rainbow Station is a collaboration between the Studio Roosegaarde, astronomers from Leiden University and optics researchers from North Carolina State University. The core technology of this light installation is a patterned liquid crystal grating which creates a curved spectrum that follows the shape of the roof.
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