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April 2019 Issue of SPIE Professional

The April 2019 issue of SPIE Professional focuses on collaboration between government, private industry, and academia. We do a deep dive into dual-use technologies like fiber optics, black silicon, and adaptive optics.

All the articles in the print version of this issue are published online as one PDF. See a selection of these articles below. 

Our next issue will be published in July 2019.

Featured Articles

The story of adaptive optics applies lessons learned at the macro to the micro

Researchers deploy fiber-optic cables to sense subtle vibrations deep in the earth

Open competition with substantial prize-based incentives is a tool used by DARPA since 2004 to promote innovative solutions to national security problems.

Researchers and publishers react to the most recent open access mandates coming from European funding agencies. The movement is small, but the impact could be huge.

This material's unique optical properties make it attractive for applications in both defense and consumer technology

This #FacesofPhotonics article features Christopher Wilcox, electrical engineer at AFRL.

April 2019 | ISSN 1994-4403

(File size ~7 MB)


Here are a few ways to get more mileage out of your conference experience.

The full report can be downloaded from spiecareercenter.org

A new field called quantum engineering needs to be developed to exploit the many benefits of quantum science and turn experiments into products.

Rick Trebino wins the 2019 SPIE Maria J. Yzuel Educator Award

These 12 early-career professionals represent the broad spectrum and reach of photonics.

Imaging, integrated photonics, and nanospectroscopy spark the work of 2019's Early Career Achievement Awardees.

Important information about U.S. export controls as they apply to optic and photonic technologies.

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