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Photonics West 2018

27 January 2018 to 01 February 2018
San Francisco, California, United States

The world's largest photonics technologies event, consisting of three conferences and two world-class exhibitions.

Every year over 20,000 people come to hear the latest research and find the latest devices and systems driving technology markets including state-of-the art biomedical technologies, the Internet of Things, smart manufacturing, displays, autonomous vehicles, communications, and other applications powered by photonics.

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By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU

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Greg Blackman looks at the state of adoption of ultrashort pulse lasers in consumer electronics production

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Rachel Berkowitz explores the wealth of ways that textiles can be cut, engraved, perforated, and patterned with a laser

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Matthew Dale discovers that laser cooling is an undefined art, as thermal management firms turn to adaptable modular systems to meet individual customer demands

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After 29 years as executive director of the Laser Institute of America, Peter Baker has retired from the role. He looks back at a career filled with laser technology