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2010 July SPIE Professional Archives

The July 2010 issue of SPIE Professional online contains all articles from the print issue, plus Web-only bonus content, and an open-access article on laser bonding. Other articles from this issue:

  • Candid cameras at airports
  • Star power in Japan
  • Europe's photonics Investment
  • SPIE Gold Medal winner and other recipients of SPIE annual awards
  • Recipients of SPIE scholarships and education outreach grants

--------Laser Anniversary--------

Laser bonding is showing promise as a technique to close wounds and surgical incisions. SPIE Professional open access article.

Read more open-access articles from SPIE Professional about the latest laser developments and applications.

Nobel Laureate, SPIE Fellow, and laser pioneer Charles H. Townes is the 2010 recipient of the SPIE Gold Medal.

--------SPIE Member News--------

Ralph James explains why there's never been a better time to be in our field, especially in green photonics.

The SPIE Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 awards.

SPIE  mourns the passing of a former SPIE president

Among the 62 new SPIE Fellows this year are 10 from Asia who were promoted for their service to SPIE and technical achievements in optics and photonics.

Voting for SPIE officers and board members will end on 16 July.

Follow SPIE events and news on Facebook.

Extend your professional network through the SPIE group on LinkedIn.

----Optics and Photonics Education----

SPIE is investing in the future with more than $300,000 in scholarships for 135 students in 2010.

Twelve new groups bring the total number of SPIE Student Chapters to 155 in 30 countries.

The Photonics Explorer will be a dynamic tool for secondary-level science teaching.   

Nineteen non-profits from around the world will receive SPIE Education Outreach grants to increase awareness about optics and photonics. Recipients for the second round of grants for 2010 will be announced later this year.

SPIE Professional: ISSN 1994-4403

----Optics and Photonics Research----

Passive THz imaging may be an alternative to controversial airport body scanners.
Researchers from Japan Women’s University track movie stars and heavenly stars.

Latest Research and Development

The EC, Photonics21, and other entities are backing R&D for small photonics companies in Europe.

Brief summaries on R&D about lasers, solar panels, displays, remote sensing, nanoparticles, and other technologies.

How did Bell Labs amass such an incredible wealth of innovative intellectual property?
A special session at U.S. defense and security meeting focused on business opportunities.

----Photonics for a Better World----

Optics researchers in Texas are developing disease-detection tools for the developing world.

Remote-sensing technologies and imaging systems are helping to monitor the environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. With bonus Web content.

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

-------Upcoming SPIE Events-------

The general business meeting for SPIE will be held at 6 pm 3 August in San Diego, CA.

Attendees at SPIE Optics+Photonics will see solid-state light technologies in action.
A panel at SPIE Optics+Photonics marks the 50th anniversary of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). 
SPIE is organizing two new events for 2011 that focus on green photonics
Europe’s top meetings for remote sensing, defense, and security will be 20-23 September.

See other upcoming conferences, symposia, and exhibitions around the world.

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