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SPIE Remote Sensing, Security and Defence to bring photonics focus to Dresden
Date:8/12/2013

CARDIFF, UK (PRWEB) August 11, 2013

Conference sessions on high-power laser systems, climate change education, remote sensing for agriculture and chemical threats, optronics, quantum cryptography, unmanned sensor networks, and optical countermeasure techniques are among topics to be covered at the co-located SPIE Remote Sensing and SPIE Security and Defence symposia in Dresden 23-26 September.

Together, the events provide a forum for researchers from more than 25 countries in Europe and elsewhere to present the latest research on remote sensing, security, and defence topics. Sponsored by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, the symposia ? the 20th for Remote Sensing and the 10th for Security and Defence ? will be held in the Internationales Congress Center.

A two-day exhibition featuring displays, electronic imaging components, detectors, infrared sources, and other technologies for security and defence will be held 24-25 September.

Technical attendees at either symposium have access to the free exhibition and plenary sessions at both.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) is offering a tour of its facilities in Jena on 27 September, open to up to 50 attendees. IOF is noted for comprehensive expertise in the entire process chain from the design of optical components and systems through system integration, and lists among its developments miniaturized imaging and projection systems for communication and safety, mirror systems for astronomy and aerospace, laser systems for materials processing, and 3D measuring systems for quality assurance, criminology and medicine. The tour will cover the following projects:

  •      3D data acquisition for biometrics
  •     Fiber laser systems
  •     Precision optics for earth observation systems
  •     Infrared optics.

Visits with other Jena-based companies on the same day are under discussion and may be announced at a later date.

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing plenary talks will be given by Eustace Dereniak (College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona), on novel imaging spectrometers and polarimeters, and Andreas Eckardt (German Aerospace Center) on very high-resolution imaging systems.

Topics of the 10 conferences are:

  •     High-Performance Computing in Remote Sensing
  •     Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing
  •     Lidar Technologies, Techniques, and Measurements for Atmospheric Remote Sensing
  •     Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems
  •     Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology
  •     Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology
  •     Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, Coastal Waters, and Large Water Regions
  •     Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites
  •     Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere
  •     SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques

Remote Sensing symposium chair is Charles Bostater (Marine-Environmental Optics Lab and Remote Sensing Center, Florida Institute of Technology). Ulrich Michel (University of Education Heidelberg) is symposium co-chair.

Security and Defence

Security and Defence plenary speakers will be Roland Sauerbrey, scientific director of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, and Markus Jung of Rheinmetall Defence.

Papers in the 11 Security and Defence conferences will cover:

  •     Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems
  •     Electro-Optical Remote Sensing
  •     Military Applications in Hyperspectral Imaging and High Spatial Resolution Sensing
  •     Optical Countermeasures
  •     High-Power Lasers
  •     Emerging Technologies
  •     Quantum-Physics-Based Information Security
  •     Unmanned/Unattended Sensors and Sensor Networks
  •     Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology
  •     Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting and Defence
  •     Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology

A special session will be dedicated to biological and medical applications for THz sensors.

Memorial sessions will honor the memory of Colin Lewis, former scientific advisor for the UK Ministry of Defence in Northern Ireland and a visiting professor at the University of Manchester. Lewis, who died in January, had chaired the conference on Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting and Defence from its inception in 2004 through last year.

David Titterton (UK Defence Science and Technology Lab) and Reinhard Ebert (Fraunhofer-IOSB Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation) are Security and Defence symposium chair and co-chair, respectively.

Proceedings are published online in the SPIE Digital Library starting immediately after the event as manuscripts are approved, with CD publication when all manuscripts are in.

About SPIE

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. The Society serves more than 235,000 constituents from approximately 155 countries, offering conferences, continuing education, books, journals, and a digital library in support of interdisciplinary information exchange, professional networking, and patent precedent. SPIE provided over $3.2 million in support of education and outreach programs in 2012.

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