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    SPIE Photonics Europe 2016 Brussels, Belgium

    Submit your abstract today to the premier research conference in Europe presenting the latest in photonics, optics, lasers, and micro/nanotechnologies. Look for the new conference on quantum technologies and new workshops on graphene and 2D materials.

    Online Call for Papers
     • Download Call for Papers (4 MB PDF)
     • Abstract Due Date is 19 October 2015 
    Photonics Innovation Village 2016 - learn more

    Photonics Europe: hot topics by prestigious speakers

    Technical Programme Plenary Speakers
     • John Dudley, Université Franche-Comte, France
     • Cesar Jauregui Misas, Friedrich Schiller-Univ. Jena, Germany
     • David D. Sampson, University of Western Australia
     • Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
     • Ferenc Krausz, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Physics, Germany
     • Sarah Bohndiek, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
     • Katrin Amunts, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine in INM-1, Forschungszentrum Jülich and Cecile and Oskar Vogt Institute for Brain Research, Univ. of Düsseldorf, Germany
    Industry Programme Highlighted Speakers
     • Wolfgang Boch, Head of Unit, European Commission
     • Michael Liehr, CEO, AIM Photonics; SUNY Polytechnic Institute
    Learn more about the Industry Programme

    Cross-disciplinary Conference Topics

     • Nanophotonics
     • Metamaterials
     • Graphene and 2D materials
     • Photonic crystal materials, devices, and fibres
     • Quantum technologies
     • Micro-optics
     • Organic phontonics
     • Biophotonics and Neurophotonics
     • Silicon photonics
     • Photonics for solar energy systems
     • Optical micro- and nanometrology
     • High-power lasers, semiconductor lasers, and laser dynamics
     • Multimedia applications, image, and video processing
     • Optical sensing and detection, modeling, and design
     • Nonlinear optics and applications

    Photonics Europe, an influential programme

     • More than 1,200 presentations
     • Hot Topics in Photonics Sessions | Plenaries on essential developments in the field
     • Photonics Innovation Village | See startups in motion and connect with funding organisations
     • Industry | Meet vendors supporting this critical research

    Contribute your cutting-edge results to an audience interested in a broad range of technologies and their integration into a variety of applications. Receive immediate feedback, broaden your professional network, and accelerate your research. Submit your abstract today.


    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.  

    The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 


    Cooperating Organisations

     European Optical Society

    Important Author Dates

    Submit your abstract now
    Late submissions will be considered by the chairs

    DOID18 Conference on Digital Optics for Immersive Displays
    Abstracts Due: 1 December 2017

    Student DOID Optical Design Challenge
    Abstract Entries Due:
    1 December 2017

    Author Notification
    26 January 2018

    Post-Meeting Manuscripts
    26 March 2018


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