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2013 April: SPIE Professional Archive

The April 2013 issue of SPIE Professional magazine focuses on commercializing photonics and helping optics and photonics professionals succeed in their careers.

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Optics and Photonics R&D

European team finds techniques for mass production of computer-generated holograms.

SPIE helps prepare recommendations for U.S. leadership in optics and photonics.

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

SPIE Member News

William Arnold sees a marketplace of optics and photonics ideas.

SPIE has promoted 69 new Fellows of the Society for 2013.

SPIE members will be asked this year to vote on a slate of officers to serve the Society for 2014.

Ten innovators win Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation.

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Photonics for a Better World

Automated lighting system keeps Kenyan lions away from livestock.

Adaptive optics allow people to adjust eyeglasses to correct their own refractive error.

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

ISSN 1994-4403, April 2013

Optics and Photonics Careers

SPIE member David Krohn shares challenges of commercializing photonics technologies.

Developers of a 3D surface-inspection system for aircraft rivets win the SPIE Startup Challenge.

RefleXion Medical entrepreneurs are building a machine to fight cancer.

Research on potential markets and products is necessary “lab” work for product managers.

The U.S. Center for Optics and Photonics Education releases second edition of the National Precision Optics Skill Standards for Technicians.

Recommended Reading

Editor’s recommendation from Journal of Biomedical Optics

Editor's recommendation from Journal of Nanophotonics

Optogenetics, tissue imaging and other highlights from BiOS 2013 at Photonics West

Highlights from the 2013 symposium.

SPIE Conferences and Events

In Baltimore 29 April through 3 May.

SPIE sponsors several photonics events in Europe this spring.

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