Photonics West Kicks Off Feb. 10

Advanced Technology Practice team members are gearing up for the SPIE Photonics West trade show, which kicks off Feb. 10 through Feb. 12. in San Francisco. Hot topics include trends related to U.S. federal government support of R&D and manufacturing in photonics, including photonic technology consortiums that are under development. The three-day show boasts more than 20,000 attendees and two exhibition halls. This year the show will have 1,250 exhibiting companies.