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Optical Design & Engineering

SPIE Optics + Photonics Plenary Talks

Slides and audio from selected talks presented at the annual SPIE symposium in San Diego.

21 August 2012, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.3201208.99

During the week of the annual SPIE Optics + Photonics symposium in San Diego, an array of speakers presented plenary talks in conjunction with the main topics of the event. Below are links to many of them, including audio and slides.

Optics and Photonics
The Future of Optics and Photonics
Bahaa Saleh, CREOL, Univ. of Central Florida (USA)

NanoScience + Engineering
The Exciting Science of Light with Metamaterials
Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue Univ. (USA)

The Light and Sound Fantastic: Radiation Pressure at the Nanoscale
Oskar Painter, California Institute of Technology (USA)

Organics and Nanostructures for Nonlinear Optics
Nasser Peyghambarian, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (USA)

Solar Energy
Light Management in Single-Junction III-V Solar Cells
Brendan M. Kayes, Alta Devices, Inc. (USA)

Understanding the Generation of Charge Carriers in Organic Photovoltaic Devices
Garry Rumbles, National Renewable Energy Lab

OLEDs and Solid State Lighting
LED Development with Nanostructures and Nanophotonics
Chih-Chung Yang, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)

Optical Engineering
A New Job for Telescopes: Making Solar Electricity
Roger Angel, Steward Observatory Mirror Lab., The Univ. of Arizona College of Optical Sciences (USA) and REhnu LLC (USA)

From Titanic to the Tiny: Three Decades of Underwater Optical Imaging
Jules S. Jaffe , Scripps Institution of Oceanography (USA)

Organic Photonics + Electronics
Liquid Crystal Lasers: From Concepts to Practical Realisation
Harry J. Coles, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

The Role of Solution Processing in the Future of OLED TVs
Marie O'Regan, DuPont Displays (USA)

Plastic Solar Cells: Breaking the 10% Commercialization Barrier
Yang Yang (speaker), Jingbi You, Letian Dou, Gang Li, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (USA)