• Optics and Photonics
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    Nanoscience and Engineering
    Optics and Photonics for Sustainable Energy
    Plenary Sessions
    Organic Photonics and Electronics
    Optical Engineering and Applications
    All Plenary Sessions
    All Special Events
    Job Fair
    Travel to San Diego
    Onsite Services
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
28 August - 1 September 2016
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SPIE Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy - A conference for renewable energy technologies

SPIE Optics+Photonics for Sustainable Energy

Attend and hear the latest work presented at SPIE Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy, a conference focused on the development of new and sustainable energy sources, technologies which include photovoltaics, thin film solar technology, concentrators,  hydrogen fuels, next generation cell technology, BIPV, and perovskites.

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Papers presented in these areas
 • Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology
 • Thin Films for Solar and Energy Technology
 • Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion
 • Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems
 • Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration-Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Nonimaging Optics

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. 

Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy 2016 Symposium Chair

Oleg Sulima 

Oleg V. Sulima, GE Global Research (United States)

Technical Organizing Committee:
Gavin Conibeer, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Neelkanth G. Dhere, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Chung-Li Dong, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)
Jeffrey M. Gordon, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Michael J. Heben, The Univ. of Toledo (United States)
Adam P. Plesniak, Arzon Solar, LLC (United States)
Andru J. Prescod, SunShot Initiative, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States) and ManTech International Corp. (United States)
Oleg V. Sulima, GE Global Research (United States)
Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
John H. Wohlgemuth, National Renewable Energy Lab. (United States)

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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 
Optics + Photonics for
Sustainable Energy

1 August 2016

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