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Lighting the Way to American Prosperity: Congressional Briefing on National Academies Report “Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation”

September 12, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Congressional Luncheon Briefing
In conjunction with House Research & Development Caucus

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Martin Richardson
Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, Northrop Grumman Prof of X-ray Photonics
Director Townes Laser Institute, University of Central Florida

Dr. Greg Olsen
Private astronaut on the International Space Station
Entrepreneur in Residence, Princeton University

Dr. Tom Baer
Executive Director, Stanford Photonics Research Center, Stanford University
Co-founder, Arcturus Bioscience, Inc.

Details

Date:
September 12, 2012
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Organizers

APS
IEEE Photonics Society
The Optical Society (OSA)
SPIE

Venue

Rayburn House Office Building
200 D St SW
Washington, DC , 20024 United States
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Website:
http://www.aoc.gov/capitol-buildings/rayburn-house-office-building
THE BENEFITS OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

The National Academies' Beyond Discovery: The Path from Research to Human Benefit is a series of articles that trace the origins of important recent technological and medical advances. Each story reveals the crucial role played by basic science, the applications of which could not have been anticipated at the time the original research was conducted.

Science and Engineering Indicators

Discoveries and Innovations from NSF Research

The Advisory Committee for the Congressional Research & Development [R&D] Caucus