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us: Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers



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    • us: S.P.I.E.
    • us: SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering
    • us: SPIE--the International Society of Optical Engineering
    • us: International Society for Optical Engineering
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    • found: Its Journal. Oct./Nov. 1962-
    • found: Tel. call to SPIE, 9/8/81 (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers became SPIE--the international society for optical engineering in 1981) [erroneous info.--cf. tel. call of 1985]
    • found: Encyc. of assoc., 1985 (SPIE - the international society for optical engineering, founded 1955; formerly: Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers; Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers)
    • found: Tel. call to Elaine Cherry, dir. of publ. of the society, 7/12/85 (Legal name of the society is still Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers; its publications are still copyrighted by the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers. The phrase "the international society for optical engineering" is a descriptive term and not part of the society's name. SPIE has always been the acronym of the society's names. The society has changed its name only once in the 1960's from Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers to the present name: Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers)
    • found: SPIE Advanced Institute on Transformations in Optical Signal Processing (1981 : Seattle, Wash.). Proceedings ..., c1984: t.p. (SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering; SPIE (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers)) t.p. verso (copyright 1984, The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers)
    • found: Staring infrared focal plane technology, c1981: t.p. (SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, Wash.)
    • found: International Optical Design Conference, c1994: t.p. (SPIE--the International Society of Optical Engineering)
    • found: SPIE home page, Sept. 17, 2007: /SPIE Announces Name Change (June 6, 2007-SPIE has retired "The International Society for Optical Engeineering", The Society will be know as "SPIE")
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    • 1978-12-01: new
    • 2013-05-30: revised
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