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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA , United States
13 - 18 February 2016
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Attend OPTO 2016, the Optoelectronics and Photonics Conference. Register today. Prices Increase $150 after 29 January.

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

See the latest research at OPTO 2016, part of SPIE Photonics West, on silicon photonics, photonic crystals, optoelectronics, semiconductor lasers, quantum dots, and nanophotonics. This conference addresses the latest developments in a broad range of optoelectronic technologies and their integration for a variety of commercial applications.

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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
Green Photonics
3D Printing

OPTO 2016 Symposium Chairs:

Jean Broquin


Jean Emmanuel Broquin
IMEP-LAHC (France)


Shibin Jiang

Shibin Jiang AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)


OPTO 2016 Symposium Cochairs:

David Andrews


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


Alexei Glebov

Alexei L. Glebov OptiGrate Corp.(United States)


OPTO 2016 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
Zameer U. Hasan, Temple Univ. (United States)

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)

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. 

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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
3 August 2015

Author Notification
12 October 2015

OPTO Manuscripts Due (all conferences except 9755, 9772, 9773, and 9774)
20 January 2016

OPTO Manuscripts Due for On-Site Proceedings (Conferences 9755, 9772, 9773, and 9774 only)
7 December 2015

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