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From the nanoscale to the outermost cosmos -- in San Diego

San Diego sunset

Celebration of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) continues at SPIE Optics + Photonics 9-13 August in San Diego, California. IYL 2015 will be observed with displays, presentations, workshops, and an exhibition including an opportunity to vote on the 32 images vying for the People's Choice Award in the SPIE IYL Photo Contest.

IYL 2015 luminary display
Look for new faces among the
luminaries in light-based science and
technology being honored in an
International Year of Light display
at SPIE Optics + Photonics; above,
the display shown at SPIE DSS in April.

More than 4,400 researchers, developers, suppliers, and other industry professionals are expected for what has become the largest international, multidisciplinary optical sciences and technology meeting in North America.

Optics + Photonics features 3,300 papers on the latest research in optical engineering and applications, sustainable energy, nanotechnology, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation.

The program has a three-day industry exhibition showcasing optical components, detectors and sensors, test and analysis equipment and more, along with an extensive professional development program, a job fair, numerous technical and networking events, and leadership training and other activities for students.

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9-13 August 2015

From the nanoscale to the outermost cosmos -- in San Diego


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