Call for papers is open!
Abstracts due 17 July
25 - 30 January 2025
San Francisco, California, US

Share your work, insights, and breakthroughs. The 2025 call for papers is open.

SPIE Photonics West is the world’s largest photonics technologies event. Share your research in biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, quantum technologies—including quantum 2.0—and other similar topics with a focused, engaged audience.

Conferences and courses: 25–30 January 2025
BiOS Expo: 25–26 January 2025
Quantum West Expo: 28–29 January 2025
Photonics West Exhibition: 28–30 January 2025

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