The Photonics North Conference was held in Centre Mont-Royal, Montréal, where the latest optics and photonics technologies were presented. The conference was attended by 600 participants, among which were Nobel laureates, professors, industry professionals, government representatives and researchers from all around the globe. Numerous papers, posters, and presentations were presented by the experts in the photonics field, regarding novel applications, new capabilities and upcoming products.
Dr. George A. Lampropoulos participated as the Conference Chair, welcoming the plenary speakers and ensuring the excellent outcome of the event. AUG presented a poster for the WaterSpy Project, an add-on device to TRITON Intelligent Water Surveillance® system for the online, continuous identification of bacteria in water using mid-IR spectroscopy. The poster gained the highest attention in the session, as researchers from all over the broad field of optics and photonics were enthused by the innovating technologies used in this project that lead to a unique application in ensuring water safety.