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2017 April: SPIE Professional Archived Issue

Our April 2017 issue celebrated the team that built the optical instruments to capture stunning, high-resolution images of Pluto. The team is receiving the 2017 SPIE George W. Goddard Award. Read about these and other award winners, new SPIE Fellows, the SPIE Optics & Photonics Global Salary Report and SPIE events in the archived issue of the SPIE member magazine.

Featured Articles

Team that built optical instruments for Pluto flyby receives SPIE annual award.

Optical technology defends against counterfeit drugs.

Education scholarship will honor Joe and Agnete Yaver.

The new report provides in-depth information for optics and photonics professionals.

2017 Awards

Past SPIE President Toyohiko Yatagai receives the 2017 SPIE Dennis Gabor Award.

Christian Brosseau receives the 2017 SPIE G.G. Stokes Award.

John Greivenkamp receives the 2017 SPIE Educator Award.

9 new products win Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation

The 2017 winners focused on biophotonics technologies.

Photonics for a Better World

Space technologies have healthcare applications.

A greener approach to making glasses?

Read more about how photonics makes a better world on our blog.

SPIE Events Around the World

Conference on integrated photonics is in Barcelona, 8-10 May.

Numerous SPIE members involved in ETOP 2017.

New conference joins others in Munich, 25-29 June.

SPIE annual meeting and conferences are in San Diego, CA, 6-10 August.

Conference returns to Prague, 24-27 April.

New SPIE conference in Japan is 19-21 April. 

The annual event is in Anaheim, CA, 9-13 April.

Calendar of upcoming SPIE events.

Highlights of Photonics R&D

Laser radars have passed through many development stages.

A series in the Journal of Biomedical Optics focuses on translational research.

Highlights from the 2017 weeklong event.

Recent advances with graphene and other 2D tunable materials.

Highlights from the biggest event of the year.

The Journal of Electronic Imaging special section.

New SPIE Press book.

US initiative creates roadmap, gains funding and more partners.

Breakthrough in brain mapping outlined in Neurophotonics article.

Article in Optical Engineering covers compressive sensing algorithm for hyperspectral imaging.

Article on solar water splitting is recommended reading in the Journal of Photonics for Energy.

SPIE Membership News

SPIE Board of Directors announces slate for 2017 SPIE election.

Glenn Boreman encourages full engagement in the optics and photonics community.

SPIE promotes 71 members as Fellows.

LinkedInSPIE news about careers and events on LinkedIn. 

April 2017 | ISSN 1994-4403

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