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    Past Event Overview

    The report on

    SPIE Optics + Photonics, the largest international, multidisciplinary optical sciences and technology meeting in North America.

    2012 Overview:
     • News and photos from the 2012 meeting
     • Final Technical Program (PDF)
     • Exhibition Guide (PDF)
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    NanoScience + Engineering: 800 papers | Topics include metamaterials, plasmonics, carbon nanotubes, optical trapping, graphene, spintronics, nano-solar hydrogen, nano thin films, nanomaterials, nanoengineering, and nanobiosensing
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    Solar Energy + Technology: 200 papers | Topics include thin films, concentrators, reliability, solar hydrogen, next-generation cell technology, and materials processing
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    Organic Photonics + Electronics: 300 papers | Topics include OLEDs, OTFTs, OPVs, organic semiconductors, organic materials, liquid crystals, and large-scale fabrication
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    Optical Engineering + Applications: 1,500 papers | Topics include optical design, systems engineering, metrology, photonic devices, solid state lighting, x-ray FELs, gamma-ray and particle technologies, remote sensing, and atmospheric, and space optics
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    Plenaries, Special Events, Exhibition, Courses
    Plenary presentations: 18 presentations from leading experts
    Special + technical events: more than 50 events: poster sessions, panel discussions, workshops, forums, welcome reception, annual awards banquet, student events, and more.
    Exhibition: 241 companies showed off their new products and technologies, there was an update on the National Academies 'Optics and Photonics' report, the Photonics for a Better World Pavilion had 6 companies making a difference in our world, and the SPIE Career Center had 7 companies recruiting.
    Courses + workshops: Training is an important investment in your company. It increases employee productivity, reduces turnover, improves job satisfaction, aids in the recruiting process, rewards long-time employees, helps connect research and commercialization knowledge.

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