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SPIE Professional July 2008 Archives

The July 2008 issue of SPIE Professional magazine offered a profile on innovator Robert Edmund of Edmund Optics and several articles about nanotechnology and the LED market.

Inside: July 2008 SPIE Professional

Gold Medal recipient M.J. Soileau, who made a presentation at SPIE Optics+Photonics, is profiled here.
The second generation of nanotechnology research will focus on safety. (Open access article)

Optics Business and Research

Type-II superlattices could be next solution for fast and uniform IR imaging.
Universities can offer mega help to entrepreneurs moving nanotechnology to market.
Two NanoSonic founders describe the creation and early growth of their company.
A new award program will recognize outstanding innovations and new products.
The HB LED market is growing.
Department of Energy partners with solid-state lighting industry to create energy savings.
SPIE announces several major awards.
Industry works with SPIE to advance innovation.

The new Fellow works on imaging for the early detection of breast cancer.

SPIE contributors are remembered.
SPIE membership has many benefits for optics and photonics professionals.
Top students win 2008 SPIE scholarships.
SPIE offers many opportunities for recognition and service.

SPIE Events

San Diego event in August combines multiple fields under one roof.
Wales Hosts Security Conference 15-18 September.
The Wales conference is co-located with SPIE Europe Security+Defence in September.

Web Only Bonus Content + Links

SPIE members elect officers and directors for 2009. María J. Yzuel will serve as 2009 President.

Two SPIE Student Chapters in Canada are among 8 more organizations awarded SPIE Education and Outreach Grants.
SPIE staff reports daily from the San Diego Convention Center.

SPIE hosts numerous events for optics students and early career professionals at SPIE Optics+Photonics.

Science writer Margaret Wertheim addresses attendees at SPIE Optics+Photonics
Robert Edmund, CEO of Edmund Optics, recognizes innovation as the lifeblood of his optics business in this expanded article. 

A chronology of Robert and Norman Edmund's innovations at Edmund Optics. (Expanded online content)

Resources and links for SPIE Professional articles about nanotechnology safety.

Inventor's Notebook: Download this free paper from the SPIE Digital Library.

The president of TelAztec won the drawing for an iPod nano.

Solar Energy System: A free member download from the SPIE Digital Library for July
Get your free copy of What You Need to Know About Energy.

View the member-only Webcast by Gary Hinkle on skills for engineering project leaders.

The optics and photonics world mourns the passing of Warren J. Smith

The Photonics Innovation Summit in November will bring great minds together in San Francisco.

Learn how to build a better world with light by joining your colleagues at events around the world.
SPIE Professional news briefs about optics and photonics newsmakers.

SPIE outreach grants increase awareness of the importance of optical engineering.

Brief news items and resources to accompany SPIE Professional articles about LEDs.

Read about the the successful career steps taken by SPIE members in expanded online profiles.

SPIE Professional: ISSN 1994-4403

July 2008

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