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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
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The largest multidisciplinary optical sciences meeting in North America

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SPIE Optics + Photonics, make plans to attend the meeting where researchers gather to hear advances in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation. This event offers innovative technologies to help industry, academia, and government find better ways to preserve our environment, understand and develop new photonics technologies, and discuss emerging applications for optics and photonics. 

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Offering 68 conference topics - learn about latest advances in each

The premier global event for nanoscientists and nanoengineers.

Nanoscience + Engineering Applications

The event for nanoscientists in diverse fields as energy, medicine, and computing.

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A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

Organic Photonics + Electronics

A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

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The premier conference for the latest developments in optical design and engineering.

Optical Engineering + Applications

The latest developments in optical design and engineering.

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Nobel Laureate William E. Moerner to speak at this year's conference

William E. Moerner


William E. Moerner
Stanford University, Dept. of Chemistry
California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Organic Photonics + Electronics Session

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William E. Moerner will speak on 'Nanophotonics Based on Individual Molecules and Light Gives Rise to 3D Super-Resolution Imaging in Cells and Biomolecular Insights'. Dr. Moerner received his Nobel Prize in Chemistry for achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases.


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Hear latest advances on topics that are diverse, current, and applicable. 

Jelena Vuckovic


Jelena Vuckovic
Stanford University, 
California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Nanoscience + Engineering Session

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Mona Jarrahi


Mona Jarrahi
University of California
Los Angeles, California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Optical Engineering Session

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Check out the 37 courses offered; five are new this year.
Meet 180 companies showcasing the newest products, innovations, and cutting-edge technologies
4,000 attendees comprised of leading researchers looking for devices, components, and equipment

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