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SPIE Professional Magazine

SPIE Professional magazine brings you the sensing technologies issue for April 2014. Learn more about the many applications for optical sensors, the latest in infrared sensors, and sensors for asteroid detection. Plus, we preview the new SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications symposium, tell you about the problem with Europe's REACH and RoHS legislation, and bring you optics R&D highlights. Become an SPIE member to receive a subscription to the print edition.

Featured Articles

REACH and RoHS may endanger availability of raw materials for optics.

Optical sensors are playing undreamed-of roles in industry and research.

Technology maturation rate in infrared systems is "crazy."

New sensors are being developed to detect asteroids that could hit Earth.

SPIE Membership News

SPIE Board of Directors approves slate for 2014 SPIE election.

SPIE President writes about the value of published scientific research.

SPIE names 76 new Fellows of the Society for 2014.

SPIE announces the 2014 recipients of annual awards.

SPIE Fellow Ali Adibi is editor-in-chief of the SPIE Journal of Nanophotonics.

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

Join the SPIE group on LinkedInJoin the 14,500 optics and photonics professionals in the SPIE LinkedIn group.

SPIE and Arizona's Jim Wyant endow grad student scholarships.

Photonics R&D Highlights

Special section in Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS.

Highlights from biophotonics research at SPIE Photonics West: Translating research to clinical care.

R&D highlights from SPIE Photonics West 2014.

Recommended paper in Journal of Biomedical Optics on measuring blood-flow speed.

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Photonics Industry News

Horizon 2020 funding aimed at supporting SMEs.

Eight companies win Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation.

Photonics West exhibitors worth $84 billion in core photonics sales

Photonics for a Better World

Wearable technology helps surgeons improve outcomes.

Mini OCT probe wins 4th annual SPIE Startup Challenge.

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

SPIE Conferences and Events

In Brussels 14-17 April, 2014.

In Baltimore, 5-9 May, 2014.

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 takes place 22-27 June at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Quebec.

In Texas, 19-20 May, 2014.

Important dates for optics and photonics professionals.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

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