OPN was on the scene at CLEO 2018 in San Jose, Calif., USA. On this page, we’ve collected a few stories dispatched from the meeting.

Metamaterials

A Conversation with Nader Engheta

An OSA Fellow and CLEO 2018 plenary speaker talked with OPN about the promise of “metaphotonics”—and the importance of curiosity-driven research. [16 May 2018, 23:30]

Astronomy

Looking at Exoplanets, and Beyond

OPN caught up with CLEO 2018 Wednesday plenary speakers Sara Seager and John Mather to talk about how observatories on Earth and in space will search for “Earth cousins.” [16 May 2018, 17:00]

Biomedical Imaging

Listening to Light

In a plenary talk Tuesday morning at CLEO, a leader in biological imaging focused on the prospects for multispectral optical tomography—in the clinic as well as the research lab. [15 May, 15:30]

Imaging and Sensors

The Wide World of (Consumer) Imaging

A few doors down from the CLEO 2018 conference, an OIDA Executive Forum highlighted the role of optics in the growth of AR and VR. [14 May 2018, 22:00]

Quantum

Taking Quantum to the Market

Taking advantage of quantum technology’s “vast potential,” according to a CLEO 2018 invited speaker, will require a strong focus on who will use the technology, and how. [14 May 2018, 14:45]