Tuesday, January 17, 2017

UL SPIE: Highlights in 2016

New year is a new beginning with fresh ideas and new goals. It is also the time to analyze what have we had achieved last year, what activities have been organized by us. Let’s see whether we - University of Latvia SPIE (UL SPIE) Student chapter - have been on the right track in 2016?
UL SPIE team in Christmas Holiday mood

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Single neuron imaging with diamonds

Investigation of the working principles and interaction mechanisms of neurons is of profound interest to the science community at large since they make up the brain, and the brain is a great thing to have (an opinion expressed by the brain itself). There already exist various techniques to monitor the brain activity but most of them either work in the macro-scale (f-MRI) or are not scalable [1] narrowing the range of possible applications.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

13th International Young Scientist Conference “Developments in Optics and Communications”

Dear students and young scientists,

We are pleased to invite you to the 13th international conference “Developments in Optics and Communications 2017” (DOC 2017), organized by the University of Latvia SPIE and OSA Student chapters. The event will take place in April 6 – 7, 2017 in Riga, Latvia.

This conference brings together young scientists and students working in the fields of optics and photonics to share ideas for research and to establish contacts for future collaborations. The official language of this conference is English.

Scientific programme
Conference topics are:
  • Biophotonics;
  • Laser Physics and Spectroscopy;
  • Optical Materials and Phenomena;
  • Optics in Communications;
  • Vision Science.