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Photonics Focus is a new bimonthly print and online magazine highlighting optics and photonics technology and industry, published by SPIE, and distributed in print to 19,000+ members. In addition to the targeted audience of SPIE membership, the magazine is distributed at major SPIE Events, including Photonics West, Optics + Photonics, and Defense + Commercial Sensing. By advertising in Photonics Focus, you will build visibility in the optics and photonics community and reach a highly qualified audience.

Because the magazine exists to serve the SPIE mission, we include articles to help readers grow in their careers, find new jobs, and stay informed about relevant changes in US and international policy. Feature articles showcase scientific discovery and innovative real-world applications of optics and photonics. Photonics Focus will also provide important updates about SPIE services, upcoming meetings, and community support.

A special section called Field of View is dedicated to the photonics industry. It includes recent M&As, executive updates from companies in the industry, as well as editorial contributions from and other industry and policy experts.

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2023 Editorial Calendar
Photonics Focus 2023 Editorial Calendar (subject to change)
Issue Date
Editorial Focus
Bonus Distribution
Reserve Space By
Creative Due
Jan/Feb 2023 Disruption: a focus on
optics and photonics
technologies that are
disrupting traditional
SPIE Photonics West
SPIE Medical Imaging
SPIE Advanced Lithography+Patterning
1 Nov 2022 17 Nov 2022
March/April 2023 Measurement: a focus
on the importance
of measurement and
metrology to cutting edge
science and technology
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing
SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation
4 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
May/June 2023 Extremes: a focus on the
research and advancements
at the extremes of scales -
size, temperature, location
1 Mar 2023 24 Mar 2023
July/August 2023 It's Fluid: a focus on
technologies capitalizing
on the unique properties of
SPIE Optics + Photonics 3 May 2023 25 May 2023
Sept/Oct 2023 Illusion: a focus on science
and applications where
things may not be be what
they seem
SPIE Security + Defence
SPIE Remote Sensing
SPIE/COS Photonics Asia
5 July 2023 27 July 2023
Nov/Dec 2023 The Body: a focus on light
sciences advancing our
knowledge of the human
5 Sep 2023 28 Sep 2023
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