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Photon08 is the largest optics conference event in the UK and the fourth in the series; following Photon02 in Cardiff, Photon04 in Glasgow and Photon06 in Manchester. Photon08 will be held earlier than previous conferences, on 26 – 29 August 2008 at the Edinburgh Conference Centre on the Heriot-Watt Campus.

You can now download a copy of the Photon08 Conference Handbook

The meeting will comprise:

  • Optics and Photonics 2008: the biennial conference of the Optics and Photonics Division of the Institute of Physics. The conference includes sessions representing the Groups of the Division, and from the Fringe Analysis Special Interest Group.

  • QEP-18: the latest in the series of conferences initiated in 1973 by the Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group of the Institute of Physics.

  • An Industry Technology Programme: sessions of particular interest to those in the optics industry. For a complete programme and updated information for the ITP Programme please click here
  • An exhibition of the latest optics and photonics technology

  • Tutorials



Please follow this link for information on submitting your abstract



Details of Photon 2008 Optics and Photonics conference


Details of Photon 2008 QEP-18

Details of Photon 2008 Industry and technology programme


Details of Photon 2008 Exhibition

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