WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013CLEO: 2013, the Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, brings together the world's foremost scientists and engineers working in the field of laser science. From June 9-14, in San Jose, more than 1,800 technical presentations, with content stemming from fundamental laser science to photonic applications and products will be presented in such fields as ultrafast lasers, energy-efficient optics, quantum electronics, biotechnology and more.
Hot topics in the field will be presented to the media in a special press lunch event Tuesday, June 11 from 12 1 p.m. in the San Jose Convention Center, Room 230A. The press program boasts a line-up of three leading scientists who will present seminal research on clinical diagnosis of infection using optical techniques for counting individual viruses; time cloaking for improved optical communications; and advanced cold diode laser designs for ultra-high power laser applications.
Iain McKinnie, business development senior manager at Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center and CLEO: 2013 program co-chair, will moderate the lunch program. McKinnie's distinguished career focuses on new technology concepts in diode-pumped waveguide, fiber and bulk solid-state lasers, laser radar, guidestar lasers, OPOs and Raman lasers.
This year's program offers a new round-robin format that will allow reporters to hear each speaker present key points of his research in a small group setting and engage in one-on-one discussions before moving on to the next researcher and topic. Topics include:
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