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July 2012 SPIE Professional Archive

The July 2012 issue of SPIE Professional has articles on graphene research, spectral imaging in the clinic, and eco-metamaterials as well as previews of SPIE Optics + Photonics 2012 and other SPIE events in Europe and elsewhere.

Optics and Photonics Industry

Photonics advances can create new market opportunities.
Five projects win awards at the Photonics Innovation Village competition.
More than 100 new satellites expected to be built by 2021.

New facility will assemble LEDs.

Optics and Photonics Careers

Learn about optics and photonics funding opportunities. Web-only bonus content.
Laser diode company finds its way in the market.

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Photonics for a Better World

Engineered nanomaterials may be more “sustainable” than those found in nature.
Infrared scanning combined with HALO and DNA test.
Satellite mapping provides relief workers with advance information.

Join the blog conversation on how photonics is making a better world.

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

SPIE Conferences 2012

Attendees at the 12-16 August symposium will prepare for the future and dive into the past.
The photomask industry's most important event is 11-13 September.
Two SPIE events 24-27 September will cover optical technology topics in remote sensing and security.
Annual event for information on high-power and high-energy lasers is 23-26 September.

Preview of the 1-6 July event (from April issue).

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

Optics and Photonics R&D

Ability to unmix data accelerates adoption of spectral imaging in biomedical applications.
Many uses found for graphene nanoribbons.
Art meets ICT in graphene research. Bonus Web-only content.
A new optical technique helps with study of sickle-cell disease.
Research on 3D displays and applications is cutting edge.
Highlights from SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing.
Chris Mack is the new editor of the Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS.

SPIE publishes the first ever biomedical optics dictionary.

The extensive research resource on optics and photonics moves to a new online delivery platform with approximately 40,000 new technical papers.

SPIE Membership News

Industry member contributions of time and money for students provide enormous value.
Voting ends 3 August for SPIE officers and members of the board of directors.
SPIE Fellow Daniel Malacara-Hernández is the 2012 recipient of the SPIE Gold Medal.
Top optics and photonics experts win the 2012 SPIE Technology Achievement, SPIE Educator Award, SPIE Early Career Achievement Award, and other annual honors.
The SPIE Education Outreach program supports optics- and photonics-related education outreach projects in first round of 2012 funding.
The Optical Society of Japan has helped advance the world's knowledge of optics and photonics.

Optics Outreach and Education

A student-run planetary camera sends back images of the far side of the moon to future engineers and scientists.
Governments around the world increase support for optics and photonics.

ISSN 1994-4403, July 2012

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