Over 3,175 papers in optics, photonics, nano, and solar
26 plenary sessions
50 special + technical events
55 courses and workshops
236 company Exhibition - with a special NanoTech Demo Area
Photonics For a Better World Pavilion on the Exhibit floor
Welcome Reception with an astronomy "Star Party"
The Latest Research | Only at SPIE Optics + Photonics
3,175 presentations in solar, nano, photonics, and space optics
NanoScience + Engineering Topics included: carbon nanotubes, optical trapping, and nano-solar hydrogen, metamaterials, and plasmonics.
Solar Energy + Technology Topics included: solar hydrogen, thin films, OPVs, and PV cell technologies.
Photonic Devices + Applications Topics included: IR detectors, OLEDs, organic PVs, and solid state lighting.
Optical Engineering + Applications Astronomy is back in 2011. Topics included: optical design, systems, and engineering, remote sensing, x-ray technologies, solid state lighting, illumination engineering, advanced metrology, astronomical optics and space optical systems.
SPIE Optics + Photonics - It's all here:
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2012—we look forward to seeing you in San Diego, California next August.
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