EVENT

Photoptics 2018

25 January 2018 to 27 January 2018
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Optical systems are ubiquitous in modern society, from medical sciences to space exploration, telecommunications, information processing and numerous industrial and military applications of all kinds.

This 6th edition of Photoptics will feature 3 different tracks on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join us in Funchal, Madeira and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions.

Photoptics
Analysis and opinion
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By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU

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Greg Blackman explores advances being made in fibre lasers, now the dominant technology for material processing

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Welding ship hulls is a relatively new application area for laser processing, but one where the laser can add value, as Rachel Berkowitz discovers

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New high-speed laser cladding technologies are being developed that rival more traditional techniques, as Matthew Dale discovers