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SPIE Photonics West 2012 Event Photo Gallery

 

View the exhibition photo+video gallery.

View the awards photo gallery.

View interviews and presentations on SPIEtv.

Read the event news.

For copies of any of the posted photographs, email media@spie.org.

 

 


Thursday 26 January

 

Exhibitor breakfast

Paul Davis JPEG
Paul Davis (Goodwin Procter) talked at the exhibitor breakfast about the implications of changes to U.S. patent laws.

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Exhibitor Breakfast

 JPEG SPIE Photonics West Exhibitor Breakfast

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JPEG SPIE Photonics West Exhibitor Breakfast

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Exhibitor Breakfast

 

More networking!

JPEG Networking at Photonics West

JPEG Networking at SPIE Photonics West

 


Wednesday 25 January

 

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

Prism Awards banquet JPEG

JPEG Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

JPEG Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

JPEG Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

JPEG Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation


Who won? Read the press release about the Prism Award winners.

 

Art on the exhibition floor ...

Robert Edmund, Christopher Ries JPEG
Above, Robert Edmund (left) with glass artists Christopher Ries; below a second of Ries' pieces.

Ries glass JPEG

... and hospitality!

optics.org JPEG
Above and below, one of several receptions on the exhibition floor was held at the optics.org booth.

optics.org JPEG

 

LASE Plenary Session

JPEG LASE Plenary
Matthias Machnig (Minister of Economy, Labour and Technology-Germany)

JPEG LASE Plenary
Peter Leibinger (TRUMPF GmbH & Co.)

JPEG LASE Plenary Speaker Frederico Capasso
Federico Capasso (Harvard Univ.)

JPEG Plenary Speaker Mike Dunne
Mike Dunne (National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)


Tuesday 24 January

REALLY BIG show: Photonics West Exhibition

Photonics West exhibitin open JPEG
The three-day Photonics West Exhibition is open for business! (See many more photos in the exhibition photo gallery.)

 

Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

 JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Member Reception

 

LASE interactive poster session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

SPIE SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West LASE Interactive Poster Session

 

OPTO Plenary Session

JPEG OPTO Plenary Speaker
David Awschalom (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)

JPEG OPTO Plenary Speaker
Erez Hasman (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)


JPEG OPTO Plenary Speaker
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain (Univ. of California, Berkeley)

 


Monday 23 January

 

Fellows Luncheon

JPEG SPIE Fellows
Eugene Arthurs, Aydogan Ozcan, Larry Goldberg, Eustance Dereniak

JPEG SPIE Photos
Eustace Dereniak, Joe Houston, Din Ping Tsai

JPEG SPIE Fellows
Karl-Friedrich Klein, Reinhart Poprawe, Andreas Ostendorf

Fellows Luncheon


Biophotonics Startup Challenge

BiOS startup challenge judges JPEG
Judges Adam Wax, Wellington Chadehumbe, Jay Kumler, Jason Eichenholz

Shyamala Pillai JPEG
Shyamala Pillai

Scott Rowe JPEG
Scott Rowe

Sergey Telenkov JPEB
Sergey Telenkov

 

Up-to-date at the iZone

iZONE

 

Women in Optics reception


women in optics

women in optics

'Art of Optics' welcome reception

JPEG SPIE Phonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Phonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

JPEG SPIE Photonics West Welcome

 

MOEMS-MEMS Plenary Session

JPEG SPIE Photonics West MOEMS-MEMS Plenary -- Michael Roukes
Michael Roukes (California Institute of Technology)

JPEG SPIE Photonics West MOEMS-MEMS Plenary -- Jonathan Cooper
Jonathan Cooper (University of Glasgow)

JPEG SPIE Photonics West MOEMS-MEMS Plenary -- Samuel Schaevita
Samuel Schaevitz (Lilliputian Systems)

 


Sunday 22 January


BiOS poster reception

BiOS posters JPEG

BiOS poster JPEG

BiOS poster JPEG

BiOS poster JPEG

BiOS poster JPEG

BiOS poster JPEG

 


Saturday 21 January

 
It's on! Conferences, BiOS Expo and networking open the week

Harnessing Light Forum
Early-morning arrivals move through registration stations on their way to BiOS technical conferences and the first of 60 professional development courses scheduled for the week.

BiOS Expo poster session JPEG
BiOS Expo poster session

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BiOS Expo poster session

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BiOS Expo poster session

BiOS Expo JPEG
Visiting a booth in the BiOS Expo (see more photos in the Exhibition Photo Gallery)

coffee break BiOS Expo JPEG
Coffee break in the exhibit hall

 

BiOS Hot Topics

Daniel Palanker JPEG
Daniel Palanker (Stanford University) 

Brian Wong JPEG
Brian Wong (Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic)

Adam Wax JPEB
Adam Wax (Duke University)

Xingde Li JPEG
Xingde Li (Johns Hopkins University)

Eva Sevick JPEG
Eva Sevick (University of Texas Health Center)

Stephen Boppart JPEG
Stephen Boppart (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Vasilis Ntziachristos JPEG
Vasilis Ntziachristos (Technical Universität Munchen)

Elizabeth Hillman JPEG
Elizabeth Hillman (Columbia University)

Seok Hyun Yun JPEG
Seok Hyun Yun (Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital)

Jim Fujimotot, Eustace Dereniak, Rox Anderson JPEG
SPIE President Eustace Dereniak (College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona), center, with BiOS Symposium Chairs Jim Fujimoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), left, and Rox Anderson (Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University)


BiOS Hot Topics crowd JPEG
Crowded audience at the BiOS Hot Topics session