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Photonics West courses

Courses complement and expand your Photonics West experience

Courses at Photonics West

Join us onsite in San Francisco for live instruction—meet the instructor, and connect with your peers. There is no better way to learn than face-to-face with an expert instructor and a group of people with similar goals and challenges.

Course topics include lasers, biophotonics, AR/VR, optical system design, and more.

Attend a course preview webinar 15 December

International Optics Surface Imperfection Standards

In 2017, the international organization for standardization (ISO) published a new version of it's drawing notation standard for imperfections, ISO 10110-7, adding the American MIL scratch and dig method. Dave Aikens will discuss how the new standard is changing the optics world.

Featured instructors from past courses

Bernard C. Kress

Principal Optical Architect, Microsoft Corp.

Jessica DeGroote Nelson

Director of Technology and Strategy, Optimax Systems Inc.

Julie L. Bentley

Associate Professor of Optics, Univ. of Rochester

Daniel Vukobratovich

Senior Principal Engineer, Raytheon

Discounts and more information

Add a course to your 2022 Photonics West registration. Seating is limited. Early registration is recommended.

15% off for SPIE Members
50% off for SPIE Student Members

SPIE reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient registrations.

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