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SPIE Photonics West 2013 Event Photos and Video

 

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Event news

Exhibition photos

Award photos

SPIE Newsroom articles by Photonics West authors 

For copies of photographs, email media@spie.org.

 

Video clips

Video: LASE plenary talks

Video: OPTO plenary talks

Video: BiOS Hot Topics talks

 

Thursday 7 February

Wednesday 6 February

Tuesday 5 February

Monday 4 February

Sunday 3 February

Saturday 2 February

 


Thursday 7 February

Read all about it!

Photonics West Show Daily
A new option for keeping up with the news at this year's event was the Photonics West Show Daily, published by optics.org and ready and waiting each morning Tuesday through Thursday during the exhibition.

 

Finding connections 

Photonics West

Photonics West

 


Wednesday 6 February

LASE Plenary talks

Photonics West - LASE Gu
LASE Symposium Chair Bo Gu, Bos Photonics

Photonics West - LASE - Leemans
Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.: "Laser-based particle acceleration and the path to TeV physics and compact x-ray and gamma ray sources" 

Photonics West - LASE - Wegener
Martin Wegener, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: "Three-dimensional metamaterials made by direct laser writing" 


Photonics West - LASE - Verhaeghe
Geert Verhaeghe, Faurecia Autositze GmbH: "Remote laser welding for automotive seat production"



Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

Peter Hartmann, Michael Mertin

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

Photo of Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

photo at Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

photo at Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2013

 

Panel: Executive perspectives on photonics markets

photo of photonics executives at SPIE Photonics West

photo of photonics executives at SPIE Photonics West


Tuesday 5 February

OPTO plenary talks

OPTO plenary, Aspelmeyer
"Quantum optomechanics," Markus Aspelmeyer (Vienna Ctr. for Quantum Science and Technology, Univ. of Vienna)

OPTO plenary, Soref
"Group IV photonics for the mid-infrared," Richard Soref (Univ. of Massachusetts Boston)

OPTO plenary, Padgett
"Light in a twist: optical angular momentum," Miles Padgett (Univ. of Glasgow)


Posters!

Photonics West - Posters

Photonics West - Posters

Photonics West - Posters

Photonics West - Posters

photo of SPIE Photonics West

 

Receptions for alumni ...

photo of SPIE Photonics West RECEPTION

 

... and for exhibitors

photo of SPIE Photonics West exhibitors

photo of SPIE Photonics West exhibitors

photo of SPIE Photonics West exhibitors

photo of SPIE Photonics West exhibitors

photo of SPIE Photonics West exhibitors

 

At the job fair

photo of SPIE Photonics West Job Fair

 

Panel: Emerging growth opportunities in sustainable technology

photo of speakers at panel on Green Photonics at SPIE PHotonics West

photo of speakers at panel on Green Photonics at SPIE PHotonics West

 

Panel: Silicon photonics and photonics integrated circuits

photo of speaker at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of speaker at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of Silicon Photonics panel at SPIE Photonics West

photo of speaker at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of Radha Nagarajan at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of Intel's Mario Paniccia speaking at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of people at Silicon Photonics panel

photo of speakers at Silicon Photonics panel

 

Member reception: Cityscape views

photo of SPIE Members

photo of SPIE Members

photo of SPIE Fellows David Wick and Kevin Harding

photo of SPIE Members

photo of SPIE Members

Member Reception at Photonics West

Member Reception at Photonics West

Member Reception at Photonics West

Member Reception at Photonics West


Monday 4 February

MOEMS-MEMS Plenary talks


Photonics West - Kaminska
Bozena Kaminska, Simon Fraser Univ.: "Toward future systems with nano-optics contributions" 

Photonics West - Knobloch
Aaron Knobloch, GE Global Research: "MOEMS pressure sensors for geothermal well monitoring" 


Fellows luncheon talk: 'Delivering vision correction'

Fellows luncheon talk

Fellows luncheon talk

Photonics West

Photonics West

Welcome reception: Photonics in Motion!

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

Photonics West Welcome Reception

 


Sunday 3 February

Lunch with the Experts: BiOS student networking

Photonics West

Photonics West

Student leadership workshop

Professional development

Professional development

Professional development

Professional development

Eustace Derniak and Kerstin M.-C. Hans


BiOS posters

Nearly 2,000 attendees were present for the BiOS Poster Session.

Photonics West

Photonics West

Photonics West

Photonics West

Photonics West

BiOS poster paper

 


 Saturday 2 February

BiOS Hot Topics

 Rox Anderson and Jim Fujimoto
BiOS symposium chairs Rox Anderson (Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School), left, and Jim Fujimoto (Massachusetts Institute ot Technology) opened the Hot Topics session.

Hot Topics audience
Audience members connect with colleagues while waiting for the Hot Topics talks to begin.

Ernst Bamberg
Ernst Bamberg, Max Planck Institute

Ben Potsaid
Ben Potsaid, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dan Oron, Weizmann Institute of Science
Dan Oron, Weizmann Institute of Science

Jonathan Sorger, Intuitive Surgical
Jonathan Sorger, Intuitive Optics

Bernard Choi, Beckman Laser Institute
Bernard Choi, Beckman Laser Institute

Mathais Fink, Institut ESPCI CNRS
Mathais Fink, Institut ESPCI CNRS

Joe Culver, Washington Univ. at St. Louis
Joe Culver, Washington Univ. at St. Louis

Vladimir Zharov
Vladimir Zharov, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

 Hot Topics crowd
Speakers presented before a packed audience in the Hot Topics session.