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SPIE’s Photonics West 2020 (Feb. 1-6) already boasts two Nobel Laureates as confirmed presenters, and is on track to match or exceed last year’s number of technical papers, according to organizers. Gérard Mourou, who was featured as a pioneer in the recent laser issue of Photonics Spectra (June), will present a plenary speech for the LASE track. Mourou, along with Donna Strickland and Arthur Ashkin, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics for groundbreaking inventions in laser physics.
Photonics West 2020 will take place Feb. 1-6 in San Francisco.
Eric Betzig will present a plenary talk on the second night of the conference. Betzig was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry, along with Stefan Hell…READ MORE