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2013 July: SPIE Professional Archive

Featured in the July issue of SPIE Professional:

  • SPIE Gold Medal recipient Federico Capasso
  • Advances in hyperspectral vision
  • National Photonics Initiative (NPI)
  • SPIE Optics + Photonics 2013
  • LEDs: State of the Industry
  • New photonics centers around the world
  • Optics outreach
  • International Year of Light

Optics and Photonics in Industry

LED technology drives innovations in general lighting and the life sciences.

Alliance works to increase photonics R&D in the United States.

Photonics21 created a new entity for a public-private partnership funded by Europe’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation plan.

Compact cameras are moving hyperspectral imaging out of the lab.

Photonics for a Better World

Potentially life-saving medical uses of thermal imagery are gaining interest.

A new technology combines algorithms and a microarray to identify pathogens within 24 hours.

SPIE members win awards for health and safety innovations.

New device makes surgery easier, safer, and more precise.

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

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SPIE Professional R&D Highlights

Highlights and recommended reading from the SPIE Journal of Photonics for Energy.

SPIE Optical Engineering article highlights high-power laser research.

Best papers at SPIE Green Photonics show how to save money and resources.

A team at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School work on a fabricated MEMS sensor.

Biomimicry and nanostructured thin films featured in a special section of the SPIE Journal of Nanophotonics.

Awake imaging removes blur caused by motion.

SPIE Journals

SPIE Senior Member Ni-Bin Chang is appointed editor of the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing.

SPIE has adopted a new open-access publishing program.

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Optics and Photonics Worldwide

Federico Capasso of Harvard receives 2013 SPIE Gold Medal Award.

SPIE helps move Year of Light proposal forward.

SPIE Conferences and Events

Searching Earth and space for technologies of the future.

Two SPIE events 23-26 September in Dresden, Germany.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

Summer School is a scientific exchange for lasers and their application in medicine. Web-only bonus content.

Optics Education and Outreach

Twenty-five groups across the globe receive the first round of SPIE Education Outreach grants for 2013.

OptoBotics℠ program engages high-school students.

New photonics research and education advance research, workforce, and economy.

One of the many future promises of sustainable photonics research is its attraction for younger students.

SPIE Membership News

SPIE President William Arnold supports the National Photonics Initiative.

SPIE members to vote for officers to serve the Society for 2014.

Top optics and photonics experts are honored with SPIE Annual Awards for 2013.

SPIE Fellow Barry Shoop champions optics/photonics education.

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

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