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--2016 January: SPIE Professional Archived Issue

The January 2016 issue of SPIE Professional magazine featured articles on graphene and other 2D materials for optical sensing, the Photonics of Star Trek, self-citations in scientific research, Taiwan's photonics industry, and highlights from the SPIE Women in Optics Planner and the International Year of Light.

Photonics Industry News

Despite market instability, Taiwan photonics industry prospers.

The Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines laser facility opens near Prague.

International Year of Light 2015

IYL celebrations continue into 2016 and beyond.

Careers in Photonics

Is there a problem with citing your own research?

Career advice in the 2016–17 SPIE Women in Optics monthly planner.

Photonics Education

Nanoscientists outfit mobile teaching lab with microscopes.

Optical frequency combs take center stage, 15-26 February.

Optics and Photonics Events

Annual event to highlight applications of light in life.

Precision medicine focus of February event.

SPIE Advanced Lithography 21-25 February.

New conferences explore robotic vision, agriphotonics, industrial imaging.

Emphasis on technology transfer, 3-7 April.

SPIE Smart Structures and Material Systems + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 20-24 March.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

Photonics Technology R&D

Celebrating 50 years of imagination that has come true.

Graphene and other 2D materials for optical sensing.

New book explains photonics.

Karen Egiazarian is editor-in-chief of Journal of Electronic Imaging.

Highlights from SPIE Laser Damage 2015.

Journal of Photonics for Energy reviews advances in solar energy conversion and energy conservation. Link to open-access article in SPIE Digital Library.

Highlights from Journal of Biomedical Optics.

SPIE Membership News

2016 SPIE President Robert Lieberman on how photonics 'takes the initiative.'

SPIE officers and directors.

Brain researcher David Boas named recipient of the 2016 SPIE Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award.

New criteria in effect for promotion to SPIE Fellow, Senior Member.

Join the SPIE group on LinkedInFollow SPIE news about careers, outreach, and events on LinkedIn.

Photonics for a Better World

Remote-sensing technology maps monkey habitat.

Can we save energy and see the night sky?

Jersey Shore/SURE House wins US Solar Decathlon.

SPIE Professional articles 2009-2016.

January 2016 || ISSN 1994-4403

PDF (13.5 MB) of the print edition, SPIE Professional.

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