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SPIE Professional Magazine

The January issue of SPIE Professional celebrates the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, with coverage of the winners of the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest and previews of all the major optics and photonics conferences in early 2015, including SPIE Photonics West. Become an SPIE member to receive a subscription to the print edition.

Featured Articles

Career advice from the 2015-16 SPIE Women in Optics monthly planner.

Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation announces 27 finalists.

Are we there yet and is it worth the trip?

Photonics product development can benefit from new approaches.

Photonics Industry News

China’s Optics Valley nurtures the photonics industry.

NPI efforts result infrastructure funding.

SPIE celebrates 2014 Nobel Prize winners.

SPIE Membership News

People all over the planet are celebrating the International Year of Light.

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

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

SPIE officers and directors for 2015.

Optics Conferences and Events

Photonics West to celebrate 2014 Nobel Prize winners, 7-12 February.

Many meetings in 2015 will celebrate the International Year of Light.

Search for better imaging systems to diagnose lung nodules.

Electronic Imaging symposium will be 8–12 February.

SPIE Smart Structures will be held 8-12 March.

The 40th annual symposium will be 22-26 February.

The International Conference on Correlation Optics will be held 14-18 September. Web-only bonus content.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

International Year of Light

Paris ceremony kicks off long-awaited celebration.

SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest awards prizes.

Optics R&D Highlights

Recommended reading in Optical Engineering.

New US investments in brain research, neurophotonics.

Recommended reading in Journal of Biomedical Optics.

NTU in Singapore launches Photonics Institute.

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics celebrates 50th anniversary.

Journal of Applied Remote Sensing tracks global changes.

Knowledge and science flourished during the 8th through 13th centuries in the Arab-Islamic world.

Journal of Photonics for Energy seeks best teaching tools.

Photonics for a Better World

Bismuth oxide replaces lead oxide in decorative glass.

Netherlands paves bicycle paths with solar panels.

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

Startup founder credits participation in Solar Decathlon.

SPIE Professional articles on photonics making a better world.

January 2015 || ISSN 1994-4403

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