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2015 Optics + Optoelectronics | Call for Papers

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Optical Design & Engineering

Electronic contact lenses may replace reading glasses
Electronic contact lenses can switch between different focal powers, functioning similarly to putting on and taking off reading glasses.
A new instrument can measure objects with apertures that range from 20 to 200mm or more, and consists of a laser diode, a conical mirror, and a miniature CCD or CMOS camera.
30 January 2015
Considering the three main contributors to thermal lensing in solid-state laser materials sheds light on conflicting earlier work, and enables direct comparison of various laser glasses.
16 January 2015
A photovoltaic thermal receiver that separates incoming light energy by wavelength can produce electricity and thermal output of 150° simultaneously.
8 January 2015
The new Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile has an unprecedented angular resolution.
5 January 2015
A new solid-state-like material contains nanocellulose capsules embedded within a matrix of nanofibers, and can operate for long periods in a dry oxygen-rich atmosphere.
31 December 2014
New York and Florida take lead for $220M photonics hub
New York consortium cites a coast-to-coast plan; Central Florida offers broad southeast coalition.
30 January 2015
Coherent confident of second-half rebound
Stock price of the laser company rises sharply despite a drop in bookings.
30 January 2015
SPIE opens up Townes archive
Papers published by the laser pioneer detail astronomy and astrophysics technologies.
30 January 2015
ESI posts loss, details China plans
Laser micromachining equipment firm recently acquired Wuhan Topwin Optoelectronics.
29 January 2015
Research partnerships continue Jena's tradition of optical collaboration

SPIE Newsroom
28 January 2015