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2013 January: SPIE Professional Archive

The January 2013 issue of SPIE Professional magazine has free content on open innovation in photonics, 3D stereolithography, U.S. patent reform, and research and industry news to help optics and photonics professionals succeed in their careers. Become an SPIE member to receive a subscription to the print edition of the magazine.

Optics and Photonics R&D

The case for sharing and harvesting innovations in photonics

Ten winners selected for 2013 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation. Bonus Web content.

Finalists for the 2013 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation include 14 SPIE corporate members

Researchers address Photonics Innovations and Solutions for Complex Systems and Environments (PISCES)

News briefs on the Euclid space mission, lens design, photonics for energy and more

Laser damage of optical materials continues to limit the output energy and power of laser systems

Learn about optics and photonics funding opportunities. Web-only bonus content.

Recommended Reading

Nanophotonics structures from DNA gathering interest

Popular tutorial in Optical Engineering helps engineers reconstruct images

Two recent papers in Journal of Biomedical Optics report on multimodal imaging

SPIE Conferences and Events

Annual event is 2–7 February 2013 in San Francisco

3D imaging and “space dive” earn featured roles 3-7 February 2013

Top speakers at several SPIE symposia in early 2013. Bonus Web content.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions

SPIE supports 2013 Winter College on Optics 4-15 February

ISSN 1994-4403, January 2013

Optics and Photonics Careers

Inventor of stereolithography talks about the age of 3D printing

Stereolithography pioneer has satisfying career in industry and academia

Career advice in 2013-14 monthly planner

Untangling the Gordian Knot of the new “first-to-file” USA patent rules

Great professors inspired Jin Kang

SPIE posters appear on the TV series “The Big Bang Theory”

Educating children about working with light

SPIE Member News

Bringing photonics technologies into the light

Bill Arnold is chief scientist at ASML USA

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Michael Mertin elected president of Photonics21

Planning for 2015: International Year of Light

SPIE seeks input on 'essential technologies' for national photonics initiative

Photonics for a Better World

Device helps visually impaired recognize non-verbal communication

Taking temperatures and diagnosing infections

Tree canopy inspires winning home design

Read more articles from SPIE Professional about how photonics is making a better world

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