Topical Sessions

Research areas covered by IEEE and SPIE:

  • Optics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Photonics
  • Electronics
  • Information Technologies
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Communications
  • Global Computation GRIDS
  • Mechatronics

System Integration:

  • Electronics, Mechatronics & Photonics
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Hardware & Software Integration
  • Microsystems and Large Systems
  • Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Environmental and Municipal Systems, Industry and Research
  • Automation and Robotics

Radiation Metrology and Hardness of COTS Components for High-Energy Accelerators

International Linear Collider (ILC)

The European X-Ray Laser Project (XFEL)

Electronics for Large Hadron Collider (LHC/CMS)


Coordinated Accelerator Research in Europe (CARE)

Electron Linear Accelerator Network (ELAN)

Organization of other topical sessions is encouraged, and depends on input from their organizers as well as on number and quality of submitted papers.