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Get ready to dive into the next level of applied physics, photonics and engineering for innovative applications. Future trends include Lifi replacing Wifi, biophotonics and the rapid evolution of nanotechnology.

International day of Light


Did you know? 16 May is the International Day of Light as proclaimed by Unesco.

IDL 2018


On 16 May 2018, students and researchers from VUB B-PHOT Photonics Research at VUB, presented the Science Show Photonics at the first “International Day of Light” (#IDL18) at the Unesco headquarters in Paris.

Day of Science


Without science you are exposed! Setting the alarm clock, eating fries, checking your smartphone ... They would all be difficult without photonics. During the Day of Science on Sunday, November 25, 2018, you will discover just how science and technology determine your daily life.

Discover the power of light!


During the International Year of Light 2015 and within the European 'Gophoton!' project, B-PHOT organised ID#2015: Discover the Power of Light! , an exhibition on the theme of light and lighting technology at the Atomium.

Light Night


The SPIE student chapter at Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) organised a successful edition of the annual Light Night event. The theme was Photonics: Choices Today, Chances Tomorrow.