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Webinars related to Photonics West

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Webinar series: Photonics West Preview

Leading the way to Photonics West

This webinar series highlights work at the frontier of biomedical optics, optoelectronics, and lasers. These sessions feature highly rated presenters, expert discussion, and provide context for the wealth of research and industry-oriented content available to you during Photonics West in San Francisco.

A laser pierces a cell in a sea of red light

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Laser materials processing for manufacturing

Tour the latest developments in 3D materials processing using advanced laser beam shaping and energy management techniques for metals and glass with speakers from NASA, LLNL, MKS Instruments, and Coherent.

International Optics Surface Imperfection Standards

Dave Aikens discusses how the international organization for standardization (ISO) 10110-7 standard—the American MIL scratch and dig method—is changing the optics world.

Nerve Imaging and Surgery

Sylvain Gioux (Intuitive Surgical) moderates this webinar covering the latest research addressing iatrogenic nerve injury. Summer Gibbs (Oregon Health & Science Univ.) presented “Can Near Infrared Nerve-Specific Fluorophores Improve Surgical Outcomes?” while Graham Throckmorton (Vanderbilt Univ.) presented "Multimodal intrinsic contrast imaging for intraoperative nerve visualization“ during the webinar.

Photonics in the fight against COVID-19

Tianhong Dai (Massachusetts General Hospital) moderated this webinar the latest research addressing challenges related to detecting the COVID-19 virus and symptoms. Laura Fabris (Rutgers Univ.) presented “Detecting Viruses with Spectroscopy: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities” while John Rogers (Northwestern Univ.) presented "Skin-Integrated Wearable Technologies for Tracking Symptoms of COVID-19“.

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