IEEE Photonics Society announces 2014 summer topical meeting series call for papers

(Nanowerk News) The IEEE Photonics Society has announced a Call for Papers for its 2014 Summer Topicals Meeting Series, one of the premier technical gatherings for photonics science, technology and research, providing an opportunity to interact with leading researchers in an intimate conference environment. A unique aspect of the Summer Topical series is that they are proposed and organized by volunteers of the IEEE Photonics Society. The conference will be held 14 - 16 July 2014 at the Delta Montreal Hotel in downtown Montreal, Canada.
The 2014 Summer Topicals Meeting Series is seeking original research in the following five topic areas focused the theme of Functional Material Integration & Optical Systems:
  • Functional Meta- and Two-Dimensional Materials (FMTM) - covering the latest advances in photonics metamaterials functional structures and device configurations; as well as two-dimensional materials such as graphene
  • Nanowire Materials and Integrated Photonics (NWIP) - covering materials, devices and heterogenous integration of photonics with nanowire technology
  • Midwave Infrared Integrated Photonics (MWIP) - covering integrated photonics technologies, optical physics and emerging applications in midwave-IR photonics
  • Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing (NOSP) - covering both traditional and emerging materials, nanophotonic platforms, as well as advanced optical signal processing algorithms
  • Space Division Multiplexing Technologies for High Capacity Transmission (SDMT) – covering technologies with the potential to increase the efficiency of fiber transport infrastructures
  • Papers will be accepted starting on 9 February, 2014, with a paper submission deadline of 10 March 2014. Authors will be notified by early April of the status of their paper. Accepted papers will be published on the IEEE Xplore digital library shortly after the conference, providing worldwide exposure for all authors.
    About the IEEE Photonics Society
    The IEEE Photonics Society is one of the world’s leading technical communities in the field of optoelectronics and photonic materials, devices, and systems, with members and activities engaged in research, development, design, manufacture, and applications, as well as with the various other activities necessary for the useful expansion of the field. As part of this dynamic worldwide community, more than 100,000 photonics professionals actively organize, contribute to, and participate in Society technical conferences, journals and other activities covering all aspects of the field. The IEEE Photonics Society has 75+ worldwide chapters and is part of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association. The IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) is the new name for the former IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS). Learn more at
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