SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics plenary events

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Hear from the leading speakers highlighting their areas of research

Optics + Optoelectronics plenary sessions feature presentations from a wide range of leaders in the field, with focus on developing research and visions of the future of laser technologies.

Plenary speaker at SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics
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19 April 2021 • 09:00 - 11:05 CEST icon_live_event.svg
Join us for engaging session reviewing the status of the Extreme Light Infrastructure laser centers and pioneering research perspectives in physics, material science, as well as in biomedicine, laboratory astrophysics, and many other fields.
19 April 2021 • 15:00 - 16:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
Join us for an exciting plenary lecture on new generation of optical technologies for astronomy by the Nobel Prize Laureate, Dr. John Mather, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr.
19 April 2021 • 17:00 - 18:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
An engaging plenary lecture presented by Professor Anna Peacock, Univ. of Southampton, on progress in the development of nonlinear devices from the semiconductor core fibre platform will outline exciting future prospects for the field.
20 April 2021 • 15:00 - 16:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
Nina Rohringer, DESY, reports in a plenary talk on progress in experimental and theoretical investigations of single-pass x-ray laser amplifiers in the x-ray spectral domain and applications of this phenomenon in chemical x-ray emission spectroscopy.
20 April 2021 • 17:00 - 18:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
Join us for an exciting plenary lecture by Gilliss Dyer, SLAC National Accelerator Lab., on progress of the Matter in Extreme Conditions Project that will enable a world-unique set of scientific capabilities.
21 April 2021 • 17:00 - 18:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
An engaging plenary lecture on new designs of high-performance photoconductive terahertz sources that utilize plasmonic nanoantennas is presented by Professor Mona Jarrahi, Univ. of California, Los Angeles.
22 April 2021 • 09:00 - 10:00 CEST icon_live_event.svg
Claudio Masciovecchio, Elettra Sincrotrone, reports in a plenary talk how recent advances in performance of the FELs enabled nonlinear experiments at suboptical wavelengths and demonstrating the high potential of VUV/soft X-ray wave mixing techniques