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February 24, 2009

Mtg: Recent Advances in Coherent Receiver Design for High Speed Long Haul Optical Communications

by @ 11:47 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Optics/Displays

TUESDAY May 5, 2009
SCV Lasers and Electro Optics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Christian Malouin, Opnext Subsystems
Time: Networking/Pizza Social 6:00 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: use web link for EventBrite

Recent advances in coherent receiver design applied to high speed (40Gbps and 100Gbps) core optical communications networks will be presented, along with a brief historical (more…)

Action-Packed Night of Adventure Films from the Banff Film Festival

by @ 8:57 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering

THURSDAY March 12, 2009
SF GOLD (Grads of the Last Decade) Chapter
Film Topics: climbing, skiing, mountaineering, sky diving, kayaking, SCUBA, skateboarding
Time: Meetup at 6:30PM outside the theater (look for GOLD sign); films begin at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 (IEEE Members), $15 (Non-Members and guests)
Place: Palace of Fine Arts Theater, San Francisco
RSVP: Limited spaces only – by email to Frank at
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IEEE GOLD is pleased to host an event at the movies in San Francisco.? This is an evening of award-winning adventure films and videos from the 2008 film festival in Banff, Alberta.? Films (more…)

Mtg: Flexible Displays: Manufacturing Issues and Solutions

by @ 8:05 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY April 8, 2009
SCV Components, Packaging & Manufacturing Technology, with Lasers and Electro Optics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Paul S. Drzaic, Drzaic Consulting Services and President of the Society for Information Display (SID)
Time: Optional dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $25 if reserved by April 6; $30 at door (no cost for presentation)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: via the DoubleKnot registration page, from website

In this talk I will describe a short history of flexible electronic displays, some of the technical approaches towards achieving flexibility using both silicon-based and organic-based (more…)

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