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SPIE Professional Magazine

The April issue of SPIE Professional features images from the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest and information about the People's Choice competition. Also included are highlights from Photonics West; previews of upcoming conferences; profiles of major European laser facilities; the SPIE election slate; and a new analysis of the biophotonics marketplace.

Photonics Industry News

SPIE analyzes the biophotonics-enabled industry.

Optics industry depends on rare-earth elements.

Optical surgery guide wins SPIE Startup Challenge.

Multiple technologies in innovative photonics products.

SPIE Membership News

Toyohiko Yatagai on the International Year of Light.

SPIE Board of Directors approves slate for the 2015 SPIE election.

Ralph Dammel receives the 2015 Frits Zernike Award for Microlithography.

Lihong Wang recieves the 2015 Britton Chance Award.

SPIE names 58 new Fellows for 2015.

International Year of Light

2nd-place, SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest.

IYL photo contest features 32 finalists.

Events celebrate International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies.

SPIE awards International Year of Light activity grants to 26 SPIE Student Chapters. Bonus Web-only content.

April 2015 || ISSN 1994-4403

PDF of the print edition of SPIE Professional (14.5 MB).

Photonics Technology R&D

SPIE Professional profiles major laser facilities in Europe.

Photonics West was bigger, busier, and more vibrant than ever.

The EC is committed to turning R&D into jobs. Interview with Wolfgang Boch, head of the Photonics Unit. Bonus web-only content.

Three finalists selected for new US photonics institute.

Highlights from SPIE Publications.

King Saud University's new laser lab is focused on attosecond science.

Highlights from the 40th annual symposium.

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

“Best of Show” prizes awarded at Electrionic Imaging 2015.

Photonics for a Better World

New optical technologies win awards at SPIE Translational Research.

Hubble's 25 years are the focus of celebrations in various locations this year. (Blog post)

SPIE Professional articles on photonics making a better world.

Optics and Photonics Events

SPIE Optics+Optoelectronics is held in Prague, 13-16 April.

SPIE DSS, 20-24 April, is in Baltimore, MD (USA).

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

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