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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
28 August - 1 September 2016
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SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering - The largest nanotechnology conference of its kind

SPIE NanoScience + Engineering

Attend and hear the latest work presented at SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering symposium, the largest symposium of its kind highlighting the most recent developments in the fields of nanoscience, nanoengineering, and quantum science. Nanotechnology holds the key to solving many global issues, especially in energy and medicine. It's your research that enables important progress towards solutions in metamaterials, nanophotonic materials, plasmonics, quantum science, CNTs, graphene, optical trapping, thin films, spintronics, nanostructured devices, nanoengineering, nanoimaging, nanospectroscopy, 2D and low dimensional materials, and standards.

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Papers presented in these areas


 • Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems
 • Nanophotonic Materials
 • Active Photonic Materials
 • Plasmonics: Design, Materials, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications
 • Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation
 • Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials
 • Low-Dimensional Materials and Devices
 • Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy
 • UV and Higher Energy Photonics: From Materials to Applications


 • Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices
 • Nanobiosystems: Processing, Characterization, and Applications
 • Nanostructured Thin Films

Quantum Science:

 • Biosensing and Nanomedicine
 • Spintronics
 • Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Emerging 2D Materials for Electronic and Photonics Devices
 • Optical Sensing, Imaging, and Photon Counting: Nanostructured Devices and Applications
Terahertz Emitters, Receivers, and Applications

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 

Nanoscience + Engineering 2016 Symposium Chairs

Harry Atwater

Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology (United States)

Nikolay Zheludev

Nikolay Zheludev, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom) and Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

Nanoscience + Engineering 2016 Symposium Cochairs

David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia (United Kingdom)

James G. Grote, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Technical Organizing Committee:

Massoud H. Agahi, Harbor-UCLA Medical Ctr. (United States) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Ctr. (United States)
Artem A. Bakulin, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Natalie Banerji, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Alexei N. Baranov, Univ. Montpellier 2 (France)
Can Bayram, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States) 
Gail J. Brown, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Stefano Cabrini, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States) 
Eva M. Campo, Bangor Univ. (United Kingdom) 
Yong-Hoon Cho, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Albert V. Davydov, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States) 
Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) 
Elizabeth A. Dobisz, Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc. (United States) 
Henri-Jean Drouhin, Ecole Polytechnique (France) 
Alexander Egner, Laser-Lab. Göttingen e.V. (Germany) 
Louay A. Eldada, Quanergy, Inc. (United States) 
Nader Engheta, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States) 
Stavroula Foteinopoulou, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Maziar Ghazinejad, California State Univ., Fresno (United States) 
M. Saif Islam, Univ. of California, Davis (United States) 
Satoshi Kawata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Norihisa Kobayashi, Chiba Univ. (Japan) 
Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States) 
Akhlesh Lakhtakia, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States) 
Gilles Lérondel, Univ. de Technologie Troyes (France) 
Robert Lovrincic, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Tom G. Mackay, The Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 
Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Taleb Mokari, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel) 
Mikhail A. Noginov, Norfolk State Univ. (United States) 
Fahima Ouchen, Air Force Research Lab. (United States) 
Dimitris Pavlidis, National Science Foundation (United States)
Ileana Rau, Polytechnical Univ. of Bucharest (Romania) 
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) 
Adam M. Schwartzberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States) 
Gabriel C. Spalding, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. (United States) 
Ganapathi S. Subramania, Sandia National Labs. (United States) 
Motofumi Suzuki, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
A. Alec Talin, Sandia National Labs. (United States) 
Dorota S. Temple, RTI International (United States)
Din Ping Tsai, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan) 
Prabhat Verma, Osaka Univ. (Japan) 
Jean-Eric Wegrowe, Ecole Polytechnique (France) 
Jae Su Yu, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of) 
John M. Zavada, Polytechnic Institute of New York Univ. (United States)
Nikolay I. Zheludev, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom) and Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

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2016 Important Author Dates

Abstracts Due
8 February 2016

Acceptance Notification
Sent to Contact Author
25 April 2016

Manuscripts Due for
Nanoscience + Engineering
(4 pages minimum)
1 August 2016

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