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Photonics Focus is a new bimonthly print and online magazine highlighting optics and photonics technology and industry, published by SPIE, and distributed in print to 19,000+ members. In addition to the targeted audience of SPIE membership, the magazine is distributed at major SPIE Events, including Photonics West, Optics + Photonics, and Defense + Commercial Sensing. By advertising in Photonics Focus, you will build visibility in the optics and photonics community and reach a highly qualified audience.

Because the magazine exists to serve the SPIE mission, we include articles to help readers grow in their careers, find new jobs, and stay informed about relevant changes in US and international policy. Feature articles showcase scientific discovery and innovative real-world applications of optics and photonics. Photonics Focus will also provide important updates about SPIE services, upcoming meetings, and community support.

A special section called Field of View is dedicated to the photonics industry. It includes recent M&As, executive updates from companies in the industry, as well as editorial contributions from and other industry and policy experts.

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2024 Editorial Calendar
Photonics Focus 2024 Editorial Calendar (subject to change)
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Jan/Feb 2024 Autonomy: a Focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and photonics-enabled autonomous systems. Photonics West; SPIE Medical Imaging; SPIE Advanced Lithography + Patterning 1 Nov 2023 15 Nov 2023
March/April 2024 Security: A Focus on the photonics that keep our food, jobs, information, supply chains, and nations safe. SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing; SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation 4 Jan 2024 19 Jan 2024
May/June 2024 Space Exploration: A Focus on the tools and technologies that bring the knowledge of the cosmos back to Earth. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 1 Mar 2024 22 Mar 2024
July/August 2024 Sustainability: A Focus on the potential of photonics to advance the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. SPIE Optics + Photonics 2024 3 May 2024 24 May 2024
Sept/Oct 2024 Biomimetics: A Focus on photonic designs and systems that mimic nature's perfection. 5 July 2024 26July 2024
Nov/Dec 2024 Lasers: A Focus on the basic physics and cutting-edge applications of laser technology. Photonics West 6 Sep 2024 27 Sep 2024
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