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    SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering - The largest nanotechnology conference of its kind

    SPIE NanoScience + Engineering

    SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering symposium, the largest symposium of its kind highlighting the most recent developments in the fields of nanoscience, nanoengineering, and quantum science.

    Nanotechnology holds the key to solving many global issues, especially in energy and medicine. It's your research that enables important progress towards solutions in metamaterials, nanophotonic materials, plasmonics, quantum science, CNTs, graphene, optical trapping, thin films, spintronics, nanostructured devices, nanoengineering, nanoimaging, nanospectroscopy, 2D and low-dimensional materials.

    Pre-registration for the technical conferences and courses is now closed. Please register onsite. 

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    Papers accepted in these areas


     • Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems
     • Nanophotonic Materials
     • Active Photonic Platforms
     • Plasmonics: Design, Materials, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications
     • Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation
     • Physical Chemistry of Semiconductor Materials and Interfaces
     • Low-Dimensional Materials and Devices
     • Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy
     • UV and Higher Energy Photonics: From Materials to Applications
     • Biosensing and Nanomedicine
     • Optical Sensing, Imaging, and Photon Counting: Nanostructured Devices and Applications


     • Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices
     • Nanobiosystems: Processing, Characterization, and Applications
     • Nanostructured Thin Films

    Quantum Sciences and Technology:

     • Spintronics
     • (NEW) Quantum Photonic Devices 
     • (NEW) Quantum Nanophotonics 

    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. 

    Nanoscience + Engineering 2017 Symposium Chairs

    Harry Atwater

    Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology (United States)

    Nikolay Zheludev

    Nikolay Zheludev, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom) and Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

    Technical Organizing Committee:

    Massoud H. Agahi, Harbor-UCLA Medical Ctr. (United States) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Ctr. (United States)
    Artem A. Bakulin, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
    Hugo A. Bronstein, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
    Gail J. Brown, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
    Stefano Cabrini, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States) 
    Eva M. Campo, Bangor Univ. (United Kingdom) 
    Yong-Hoon Cho, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
    Albert V. Davydov, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States) 
    Felix Deschler, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
    Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) 
    Victor H. Diaz-Ramirez, Ctr. de Investigación y Desarrollo de Tecnología Digital (Mexico)
    Elizabeth A. Dobisz, Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc. (United States) 
    Henri-Jean Drouhin, Ecole Polytechnique (France) 
    Alexander Egner, Laser-Lab. Göttingen e.V. (Germany) 
    Louay A. Eldada, Quanergy, Inc. (United States) 
    Nader Engheta, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States) 
    Stavroula Foteinopoulou, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
    M. Saif Islam, Univ. of California, Davis (United States) 
    Yi-Jun Jen, National Taipei Univ. of Technology (Taiwan)
    Satoshi Kawata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
    Norihisa Kobayashi, Chiba Univ. (Japan) 
    Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States) 
    Akhlesh Lakhtakia, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States) 
    Gilles Lérondel, Univ. de Technologie Troyes (France) 
    Tom G. Mackay, The Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 
    Andrés Márquez, Univ. de Alicante (Spain)
    Oleg Mitrofanov, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
    Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
    Taleb Mokari, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel) 
    Mikhail A. Noginov, Norfolk State Univ. (United States) 
    Fahima Ouchen, Air Force Research Lab. (United States) 
    Ileana Rau, Polytechnical Univ. of Bucharest (Romania) 
    Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) 
    Adam M. Schwartzberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States) 
    Gabriel C. Spalding, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. (United States) 
    Ganapathi S. Subramania, Sandia National Labs. (United States) 
    A. Alec Talin, Sandia National Labs. (United States) 
    Takuo Tanaka, RIKEN Ctr. for Advanced Photonics (Japan)
    Din Ping Tsai, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan) 
    Prabhat Verma, Osaka Univ. (Japan) 
    Jean-Eric Wegrowe, Ecole Polytechnique (France) 
    Nikolay I. Zheludev, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom) and Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

    Important Author Dates

    Abstracts Due
    12 February 2020

    Acceptance Notification
    Email to Contact Author

    20 April 2020

    Manuscripts Due for
    Nanoscience + Engineering
    (4 pages minimum)

    29 July 2020

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