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SPIE Professional Magazine

The October issue of SPIE Professional magazine covers the SPIE 2014 election and annual meeting, the International Year of Light 2015 celebration, highlights from recent SPIE journals and proceedings, and an in-depth view of progress in silicon photonics integration. Become an SPIE member to receive a subscription to the print edition.

Featured Articles

Telecom and datacom optical links enabled by silicon photonics

Light painting and more to show light in all aspects of life.

The global photonics market is worth at least US$156 billion.

Judging the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest.

Optics R&D Highlights

Recommended paper in Journal of Nanophotonics.

Researchers at NIST need help gathering hyperspectral signatures.

Highlights from SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

Highlights from SPIE Optics + Photonics.

Michael Eismann becomes editor of Optical Engineering.

New call for photonics-related research and innovation proposals.

Photonics for a Better World

Follow our blog for articles on photonics for a better world.

Wearable computers may change the way humans live and interact.

Laser-based sensor classifies insects, protects against crop damage.

Display technology automatically corrects for visions defects

60 articles from SPIE Professional about how photonics making a better world.

Technology could lead to a bomb-detecting chip for a handheld device.

SPIE 2014 Awards

Harry Levinson receives 2014 SPIE Directors' Award.

Microlens developers receive Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize.

John Dudley receives 2014 SPIE President's Award.

Optics Education and Careers

Nobel Laureates find joy and recognition in careers in optics and photonics.

Be humble. Join a professional society. Get started on the right track.

SPIE awarded $351,000 in educational scholarships this year to 144 students.

SPIE Membership News

Glenn Boreman elected SPIE vice president

SPIE on firm financial footing.

Work and 'real life' in optics and photonics

Join the SPIE group on LinkedInFollow SPIE career news on LinkedIn.

12 groups with photonics-related education outreach projects receive SPIE grants.

Fifty-two distinguished SPIE members are now SPIE Senior Members.

Learn about new optics and photonics funding opportunities. Web-only bonus content.

Optics Conferences and Events

3D printing reaches critical mass at Photonics West.

SPIE Medical Imaging will be held 21-26 February 2015.

IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2015 will be in San Francisco, 8-12 February.

SPIE Advanced Lithography will be 22-26 February 2015

SPIE DSS returns to Baltimore (USA) 20-24 April 2015

New biophotonics event in Rio de Janeiro 23-26 May 2015.

Upcoming events and deadline dates.

The 2015 Winter College on Optics will be 9-20 February 2015.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

October 2014 || ISSN 1994-4403

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