12 November 2018 – 15 November 2018 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru

Program & Topics


The Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference is the major international conference sponsored by The Optical Society in Latin America with the explicit objective to promote Latin American excellence in optics and photonics research and support the regional community. LAOP is a peer-reviewed, international meeting with content presented in English, allowing for maximum international participation. Featuring a comprehensive technical program with recognized experts in fields critical to Latin America, the conference covers all major areas of optics and photonics, and features the latest research results that are making an impact in fundamental research and applications.

Topic Categories:

  1. Atomic Physics and Laser Spectroscopy
  2. Laser Science and Technology
  3. Nonlinear Optics
  4. Quantum Optics
  5. Optical Communications and Optical Signal Processing
  6. THz Science and Technology
  7. Integrated Photonics
  8. Optical Fibers and Sensing Technologies
  9. Nanophotonics and Metamaterials
  10. Novel Materials and Dimensional Effects in Photonics
  11. Microwave and Millimeter-Waves Photonics
  12. Biophotonics and Biomedical Applications
  13. Optical Design, Instrumentation and Metrology
  14. Imaging Processing, Color and Vision
  15. Multidisciplinary Applications of Photonics