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2018 Optical Engineering + Applications | Part of SPIE Optics + Photonics | Call for Papers



Optical Design & Engineering

SPIE Photonics West 2018 BiOS + plenaries
Multimedia presentations: SPIE Photonics West plenaries and BiOS Hot Topics

Slides and audio of talks at SPIE Photonics West, held in San Francisco in February 2018.

A Women in Optics presentation from SPIE Photonics West 2018.

23 March 2018
SPIE PW orange

An interview from SPIE Photonics West 2018.

22 March 2018

The emergence of lidar as a key technology for future autonomous vehicles ratcheted up throughout 2017, with major players including Ford, Airbus, and Osram backing a raft of startups with their own particular takes on the photonics hardware.

21 March 2018

World's oldest dedicated university optics center celebrates a hundred years of optics-related research and education, but notes the need to widen participation.

19 March 2018

New imaging tool for recording changes over time, space, and function

16 March 2018
Tsai_Achromatic Metalenses

A description of the fabrication and use of a broadband achromatic metalens with high focusing efficiency used in transmission for full-color imaging applications in the visible range of the spectrum.

14 March 2018
BMW, Toyota venture units back lidar developer Blackmore
US-based technology firm raises $18M in series B round aimed at ramping 'long-range' system for autonomous vehicles.
23 March 2018
Growing Berliner Glas sets up training scheme to help close skills gap
German optics firm looking to expand headcount quickly as it racks up record sales figures.
21 March 2018
Laser-directed vehicles in airport trial
London Gatwick said to be the first airport to trial autonomous vehicles for shuttling staff across the airfield.
21 March 2018
NASA improves 3D-printing for faster, cheaper nozzles
Patented Laser Wire Direct Closeout method cuts manufacturing time and cost for thin-but-rugged rocket nozzle production.
20 March 2018
Yan Borodovsky: Moore's Law At and Beyond 5nm