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Position Paper Submission: November 15, 2016
Regular Paper Authors Notification: November 22, 2016
Regular Paper Camera Ready and Registration: December 5, 2016
Position Paper Authors Notification: December 20, 2016
Position Paper Camera Ready and Registration: January 5, 2017
Optical systems are ubiquitous in modern society, from medical sciences to space exploration, telecommunications, information processing and numerous industrial and military applications of all kinds.
This 5th edition of PHOTOPTICS will feature 3 different tracks on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join us in Rome and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions.

Conference Areas

1 . Optics

2 . Photonics

3 . Lasers

Conference Co-chairs

David AndrewsUniversity of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Paulo A. RibeiroCEFITEC/FCT/UNL, Portugal


Maria RaposoCEFITEC, FCT/UNL, Portugal


Paulo MarquesFCUP / INESC Porto, Portugal

Keynote Speakers

José Luís SantosUniversidade do Porto, Portugal
Jean–Luc AdamUniversité de Rennes 1, France
David J. RicharsonUniversity of Southampton, United Kingdom


Special Sessions

Doctoral Consortium

Chair: Pedro Jorge
Submission: December 19, 2016

All papers presented at the conference venue
will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library

A short list of papers presented at the conference
venue will be selected for publication of extended
and revised versions in a special issue of
Optics Communications Journal

Technically Co-sponsored by:

IEEE   IEEE Photonics Society  

In Cooperation with:

Photonics21   SEDOPTICA   EOS   SIOF   JSAP  

Proceedings will be submitted for indexation by:

DBLP   Thomson   INSPEC   EI   SCOPUS