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Conference Notes DOI 10.1515/aot-2012-0066Adv. Opt. Techn. 2012; 1(6): 413­415 Community EOS Annual Meeting (Review) Aberdeen, UK, 25­28 September 2012 It was a stormy night on the Scottish coast when the first participants of the annual meeting of the European Optical Society arrived on September 24th. Heavy rain and hurricane-like storms made it difficult to reach the conference center with dry clothes and it made the adjacent hotel swinging (!). But the sky cleared off when the conference started and people enjoyed the better part of Scottish weather when they left the conference to visit the nearby "granite" city of Aberdeen within the following days. Still, there was much to be seen at the EOSAM conference: three hundred and eight oral presentations and more than 100 posters were attended by about 450 visitors. A number of presentations were particularly worth noting: First, the opening talk from Ronan Burgess. He showed the latest political trends for photonics funding in Europe from his perspective as Deputy Head of the Photonics Unit of the European Commission. these effects will play a big role in the development of new optoelectronic devices. Yet another of these hot topics ­ metamaterials ­ was presented by Nader Engheta, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advanced Optical Technologies de Gruyter

Conference Notes

Advanced Optical Technologies , Volume 1 (6) – Dec 1, 2012

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de Gruyter
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2192-8576
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10.1515/aot-2012-0066
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DOI 10.1515/aot-2012-0066Adv. Opt. Techn. 2012; 1(6): 413­415 Community EOS Annual Meeting (Review) Aberdeen, UK, 25­28 September 2012 It was a stormy night on the Scottish coast when the first participants of the annual meeting of the European Optical Society arrived on September 24th. Heavy rain and hurricane-like storms made it difficult to reach the conference center with dry clothes and it made the adjacent hotel swinging (!). But the sky cleared off when the conference started and people enjoyed the better part of Scottish weather when they left the conference to visit the nearby "granite" city of Aberdeen within the following days. Still, there was much to be seen at the EOSAM conference: three hundred and eight oral presentations and more than 100 posters were attended by about 450 visitors. A number of presentations were particularly worth noting: First, the opening talk from Ronan Burgess. He showed the latest political trends for photonics funding in Europe from his perspective as Deputy Head of the Photonics Unit of the European Commission. these effects will play a big role in the development of new optoelectronic devices. Yet another of these hot topics ­ metamaterials ­ was presented by Nader Engheta,

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Advanced Optical Technologiesde Gruyter

Published: Dec 1, 2012

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