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SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics. We bring engineers, scientists, students, and business professionals together to advance light-based science and technology.

Over the past five years, we have contributed more than $24 million to the international optics community through our advocacy and support, including scholarships, educational resources, travel grants, endowed gifts, and public-policy development.

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