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2014 January: SPIE Professional Archived Issue

The January 2014 issue of SPIE Professional covers holographic art, the market for optical coherence tomography systems, the Solar Decathlon, biomimicry, conflict minerals in photonic devices, open-access scientific publishing, Horizon 2020, and information about events such as SPIE Photonics West and IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging.

Featured Articles

Extensive development activity is fueling OCT market growth.

Salvador Dali's contributions to art holograms.

Use of tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold in photonic devices must be disclosed.

UN proclaims 2015 will be International Year of Light.

Optics & Photonics Industry News

Newly published standard for Raman spectrometers allows comparison of results from handheld chemical detectors.

Winners will be announced 4 February.

New European program, Horizon 2020, funds photonics-related projects. Web-only bonus content.

Update on Horizon 2020 funding opportunities. Web-only bonus content.

SPIE survey shows happy, hard-working, and highly paid workers in photonics.

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

Photonics for a Better World

WE CARE Solar is making the world better through photonics.

Showcase for next generation of clean-energy entrepreneurs

German companies developing wearable computing devices.

Study finds growing market for renewable-energy technology.

Follow our blog for more articles on photonics for a better world.

Optics Education and Outreach

SPIE has 238 Student Chapters, counting 26 chapters and clubs added in 2013. Web-only bonus content.

Lasers and Fiber Optics Regional Center to train technicians.

Accreditation board approves US optics degree criteria.

The 2014 Winter College on Optics will focus on fundamentals of photonics 10-21 February.

Careers in Optics and Photonics

Technology from laser startup can solve many problems.

Only one big difference between a career in industry and academia.

10th anniversary of SPIE Women in Optics calendar.

Optics R&D Highlights

Research paved the way for integrated semiconductor OE devices. Web-only bonus content.

New SPIE journal to publish quarterly.

A new SPIE tutorial text covers technologies for ocean sensing and monitoring.

A theoretical study is published in the Journal of Nanophotonics.

The new publishing program for SPIE journals is increasing the quantity of freely accessible, peer-reviewed optics and photonics research literature. Web-only bonus content.

SPIE Fellow John Sturtevant on photomask technology.

SPIE Membership News

Do you belong to the SPIE family?

The 2014 SPIE president, H. Philip Stahl, believes he was destined to be an optical engineer. Web-only bonus content.

SPIE officers and directors for 2014.

Join the SPIE group on LinkedInJoin the 14,000 optics and photonics professionals in the SPIE LinkedIn group.

SPIE Conferences and Events

Tech transfer is the focus in San Francisco, 1-6 February.

Annual event held for the first time in San Francisco, 2-6 February.

Photonics Europe takes place 14-17 April 2014 in Brussels.

Optics and photonics groups join SPIE DSS 5-9 May in Baltimore.

Optical innovations in medical imaging are presented 15-20 February in San Diego.

Biomimicry and "smart" structures in San Diego 9-13 March.

Alternative technologies in lithography will be highlighted 23-27 February.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

January 2014 | ISSN 1994-4403

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