The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
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OPTO, the optoelectronics, photonic materials and devices conference

With 2,000 papers and presentations, SPIE OPTO 2018 is the most important optoelectronics conference you can attend in 2018.

Attend SPIE OPTO 2018. With 2,000 papers and presentations, SPIE OPTO 2018 is the most important optoelectronics conference you can attend in 2018.

Topics include on silicon photonics, photonic crystals, optoelectronics, semiconductor lasers, quantum dots, and nanophotonics. This conference addresses the latest developments in a broad range of optoelectronic technologies and their integration for a variety of commercial applications.

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Important Dates

Manuscripts Due for Onsite Proceedings 
(Conferences 10540, 10559, 10560, and 10561)
6 December 2017

Manuscripts Due for Post-Meeting Proceedings
(All Other Conferences)
3 January 2018

Registration Prices
increase after 12 January

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Topics include

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Photonic Integration
Nanotechnologies in Photonics
MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications
Semiconductor Lasers and LEDS
Displays and Holography
Optical Communications: Devices to Systems
3D Printing
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OPTO Plenary Presenters

Andrew Rickman, Rockley Photonics

Andrew Rickman
Rockley Photonics Ltd. (UK)

Pallab Bhattacharya, Ctr. for Photonics and Multiscale Nanomaterials

Pallab Bhattacharya
Univ. of Michigan (United States)

Min Gu, RMIT Univ. (Australia)

Min Gu
RMIT Univ. (Australia)



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OPTO 2018 Symposium Chairs and Co-Chairs

Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Univ. of California, Berkeley  (USA)

Symposium Chair

Connie J. Chang-Hasnain
Univ. of California, Berkeley
(United States))

Graham T. Reed, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)

Symposium Chair

Graham T. Reed
Optoelectronics Research Ctr.
(United Kingdom)

Jean Emmanuel Broquin, IMEP-LAHC (France)

Symposium Co-Chair

Jean Emmanuel Broquin
IMEP-LAHC (France)

Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)

Symposium Co-Chair

Shibin Jiang
AdValue Photonics, Inc.
(United States)

OPTO 2018 Program Track Chairs

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
James G. Grote, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Photonic Integration
Yakov Sidorin, Quarles & Brady LLP (United States)

Nanotechnologies in Photonics
Ali Adibi, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)

MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
Holger Becker, microfluidic ChipShop GmbH (Germany)
Georg von Freymann, Technische Univ. Kaiserslautern (Germany)

Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications
David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia (United Kingdom)

Semiconductor Lasers and LEDS
Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM AG (Germany)

Displays and Holography
Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State Univ. (United States)

Optical Communications: Devices to Systems
Benjamin Dingel, Nasfine Photonics, Inc. (United States)

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

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