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Photonics West is set to take place Feb. 1-6 and boasts at least one Nobel laureate, more than 5000 presentations, 1350 companies, 10 new courses, and plenty of special events.
The exhibition, according to SPIE public relations manager Daneet Steffens, is on track to be even larger than last year’s, which had more than 1300 companies from around the world.
A large crowd gathers as the 2019 exhibition prepares to open. Courtesy of SPIE.
Nobel laureate 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 and William Moerner, for the development of an optical microscope that surpassed the Abbe limit.