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--2015 October: SPIE Professional Archived Issue

The October 2015 issue of SPIE Professional featured the final prize-winning image from the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest and articles on silicon photonics at CERN, the 2015 SPIE election, new SPIE Senior Members, and the new American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics.

Photonics Industry News

American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics funded.

New study values business at $182 billion annually.

Photonics Ireland 2015 launches new photonics technology platform.

Careers in Photonics

Ten tips to leverage opportunities at technical conferences.

Photonics Technology R&D

Next-generation optical components must be faster and radiation resistant.

Highlights from Journal of Biomedical Optics

Recommended reading in Optical Engineering

NASA probe snaps images of the distant dwarf planet.

Innovative photonics technologies reported at SPIE Optics + Photonics 2015

R&D Highlights from Neurophotonics

R&D Highlights from Journal of Photonics for Energy

Optics and Photonics Events

SPIE Micro + Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications, 6-9 December in Australia.

Event on 13-18 February 2016 supports life cycle of industry.

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing debuts 17-21 April 2016.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

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PDF of the print edition of SPIE Professional (7.5 MB).

International Year of Light

SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest People’s Choice Award.

Seeds sown in 2015 will flower after IYL ends.

SPIE Membership News

SPIE President Toyohiko Yatagai reflects on SPIE 60th anniversary.

Maryellen Giger elected 2016 vice president of SPIE.

Report on SPIE annual meeting 2015.

SPIE promotes 171 to Senior Member.

Photonics for a Better World

Two EU projects under way.

Device could replace implants and frequent finger pricking for diabetics.

SPIE Professional articles on photonics making a better world.

Honors and Awards

Eustace Dereniak of University of Arizona honored.

Jim Oschmann of Ball Aerospace honored.

Scientists from Fraunhofer IOF are recipients of the 2014 Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize.

Thirty-one groups receive SPIE Education Outreach Grants.

SPIE awarded $353,000 in education scholarships.

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