The International Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO 2009) (SOPO2009)

Venue: Wuhan, China

Location: Wuhan, Hubei, China

Event Date/Time: Aug 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 16, 2009
Early Registration Date: Feb 12, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 12, 2009
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The International Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO 2009) will be held from August 14th to 16th, 2009 in Wuhan which is one of the largest cities in China on the banks of the Yangtze River. SOPO 2009 will bring together top researchers from Asian Pacific areas, North America, Europe and around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of Photonics and Optoelectronics.

Topics: The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the following areas of
Laser Technology and Applications
Laser Physics and Nonlinear Optics
Gas Lasers and Applications
Solid State Lasers: Technology and Devices
Semiconductor lasers, including tunable lasers and multi-wavelength lasers
Laser Materials, Fabrication and Characterization
Laser material processing
Tera-hertz sources & detection
Tera-Hertz propagation

Optical Communication and Sensors
Special Fibers and cables
New technologies impacting components and sub-systems
High-speed communication systems
Optical access networks
Fiber-optic sensor and networks
Fundamental performance characteristics and incremental advances;
Network installation and Engineering performance characteristics;
Application and Field trials
Standardization and interoperability
Fiber lasers, optical signal processing and free-space communications.

Optical Storage and Technologies
Basic Theory and New Concept
Optical Media
Optical Drive Technologies
Coding and Signal Processing
Testing Methods and Systems
High Density Magnetic Recording
Solid State Memory
Storage Systems and Applications

Optoelectronic Devices and Integration
White LED and related technologies
High performance semiconductor optical amplifiers
Advanced optoelectronics device fabrication technologies;
Nonlinear optical devices and all-optical signal processing
Electro-optic modulators and related advanced modulation format technologies
Advanced radio-over-fiber devices and related technologies
Intelligent optoelectronic devices and optical switching
Grating-based devices and related technologies
Nano technologies and their application in optoelectronics devices;
Slow and fast light devices and related technologies
Free-space communications related devices and technologies
New optoelectronic device materials and processing

Medical and Biological Applications
Biomedical optics
Laser medical diagnostics and therapeutics
Diffuse optical imaging, steady-state, time-resolved and photon-density-wave techniques
Optical coherence tomography
Advanced biological microscopy
Photochemistry and photobiology
Laser tissue interactions and laser surgery
Photodynamic therapy
Minimally invasive optical diagnostics
Photo-acoustic techniques
Optics in biotechnology
Optical-system engineering for medicine.


Wuhan, China

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