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Join us 20-24 August 2023

Don't miss the leading event where researchers and engineers share emerging technology in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation. Learn from experts working on materials, components, systems, and analytics for a broad base of optics and photonics technologies and their commercial applications.

Call for papers opens in December.

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Photon scissors and tweezers: A cell surgeon’s story

Michael Berns, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic
2022 SPIE Gold Medal Winner

Known as “the father of laser microbeams,” Michael Berns' work brought together engineers, physicists, biologists, and physicians to collaborate on groundbreaking discoveries and innovations.

Exploring the frontier of light-matter interactions

Jun Ye, JILA, Univ. of Colorado

Physicist Jun Ye of JILA discusses quantum science and precision metrology along with recent developments in the field, including precise engineering of quantum states of matter and innovative laser technology.

Building the future with flexible electronics

Oana Jurchescu, Wake Forest Univ.

Physics professor Oana Jurchescu, a founding member of the Center for Functional Materials at Wake Forest University, discusses her work with organic and hybrid electronic materials and devices.

Colorimetric metasurfaces: Developing a new branch of research in biological imaging science

Lisa Poulikakosu, Univ. of California, San Diego

Assistant professor Lisa Poulikako will discuss her research at UCSD including nanophotonic metasurfaces and their potential uses in medical imaging.

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