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SPIE OPTO, the Optoelectronics and Photonic Materials and Devices Conference, part of Photonics West 2017 in San Francisco, California

OPTO is the optoelectronics and photonics conference, part of SPIE Photonics West

Present your work at OPTO 2017,part of SPIE Photonics West 2017, on the latest in silicon photonics, semiconductor lasers and LEDs, nanotechnologies, MOEMS-MEMs, quantum applications, displays, and optical communications.

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OPTO 2017 Call for Papers 2 MB PDF
Browse the OPTO conference and submit your abstract
Abstract submission guidelines and instructions
OPTO Topic Areas
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Photonic Integration
Nanotechnologies in Photonics
MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications
Semiconductor Lasers and LEDS
Displays and Holography
Optical Communications: Devices to Systems
3D Printing

Get more exposure for your work: 2017 Application Tracks

OPTO 2017 Symposium Chairs:

Jean Broquin


Jean Emmanuel Broquin
IMEP-LAHC (France)


Shibin Jiang

Shibin Jiang AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)


OPTO 2017 Symposium Cochairs:

Connie J. Chang-Hasnain


Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Univ. of California, Berkeley  (USA)


Graham T. Reed

Graham T. Reed Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)


OPTO 2017 Program Track Chairs:

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
James G. Grote, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Photonic Integration
Yakov Sidorin, Quarles & Brady LLP (United States)

Nanotechnologies in Photonics
Ali Adibi, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)

MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
Holger Becker, microfluidic ChipShop GmbH (Germany)
Winston V. Schoenfeld, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)

Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications
David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia (United Kingdom)

Semiconductor Lasers and LEDS
Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM AG (Germany)

Displays and Holography
Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State Univ. (United States)

Optical Communications: Devices to Systems
Benjamin Dingel, Nasfine Photonics, Inc. (United States)

Application Tracks at Photonics West 2017
Submission Information
When submitting your conference abstract, choose a related Applications Track (Translational Research, Brain, or 3D Printing)
If paper is accepted in the conference, it will be cross-listed in the Applications Track of your choice in online and printed programs
To compete for a Best Paper Award in the Applications Track (optional), submit a 1-2-page summary when prompted by SPIE staff
Abstract submission guidelines and instructions

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. 

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
18 July 2016

Author Notification
26 September 2016

OPTO Manuscripts Due (all conferences except OE114, OE131, OE132, OE133, and OE134)
5 January 2017

OPTO Manuscripts Due for On-Site Proceedings (conferences OE114, OE131, OE132, OE133, and OE134 only)
21 November 2016

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