Three SPIE members won prizes from SPIE Professional magazine at the Photonics West member reception in San Francisco in January.
Nearly 300 SPIE members enjoyed a casual dessert reception and spectacular views of downtown San Francisco at the Cityscape Room at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, 333 O'Farrell St., Tuesday, 25 January.
Vadim Smirnov of OptiGrate Corp. won a Kindle, Adrian Podoleanu of University of Kent won an iPod nano, and Carlos Font of the U.S. Naval Research Lab won a subscription to the SPIE Digital Library.
SPIE Professional thanks all of those who provided input on future issues of the magazine to make it more useful and relevant.