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23 - 27 August 2020
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Review the 2019 highlights. Proceedings and presentations now available.

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SPIE Optics + Photonics, the meeting where researchers gather to hear advances in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation.

The 2020 Call for Papers opens in late October.

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2019 Proceedings Now Available

2019 offered 68 conference topics

The premier global event for nanoscientists and nanoengineers.

Nanoscience + Engineering Applications

The event for nanoscientists in diverse fields as energy, medicine, and computing.

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A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

Organic Photonics + Electronics

A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

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The premier conference for the latest developments in optical design and engineering.

Optical Engineering + Applications

The latest developments in optical design and engineering.

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Nobel Laureate William E. Moerner shared insights at the conference

William E. Moerner


William E. Moerner
Stanford University, Dept. of Chemistry
California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Organic Photonics + Electronics Session

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William E. Moerner will speak on 'Nanophotonics Based on Individual Molecules and Light Gives Rise to 3D Super-Resolution Imaging in Cells and Biomolecular Insights'. Dr. Moerner received his Nobel Prize in Chemistry for achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases.


Learn more about two of the plenary presenters through their video interviews.
See the full list of 2019 plenaries. 
Learn about latest advances on topics that are diverse, current, and applicable. 

Jelena Vuckovic


Jelena Vuckovic
Stanford University, 
California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Nanoscience + Engineering Session

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Mona Jarrahi


Mona Jarrahi
University of California
Los Angeles, California, USA 

2019 Plenary Speaker
Optical Engineering Session

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