Recently, Prof. Minghui Hong, the previous head of Light Singapore Office, has left National University of Singapore (NUS) and joined Xiamen University, hence the head of Light Singapore Office has changed to Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu from NUS, who is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of eLight, effective in January 2023.
Six women scientists discussed their careers and inspirations with young female science students on the International Women’s Day, as part of the annual Rose in Science Event (RISE) at the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
According to Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB), eLight has been officially accepted for coverage by Scopus after rigorous evaluation of CSAB.
Chinese scientists are deeply encouraged by President Xi Jinping's call to enhance basic research and be self-reliant in critical technologies. Experts said sustained support for basic sciences, stronger talent training and science popularization efforts, and greater international cooperation would be conducive to achieving the goal.
On February 21st, Dr. Cheng-Wei Qiu, Dean's Chair Professor from National University of Singapore, visited Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
In this Information Age, computers and mobile phones are important carriers of data transmission and many scientists work hard to speed up that process. Professor Peter Delfyett of the University of Central Florida has done just that. A member of the US National Academy of Engineering, he developed the world’s fastest and most powerful mode-locked semiconductor laser. I