About OSA

  Important Notice: OSA's offices are closing early on Friday, 27 May 2016 at 3 PM EDT (UTC−04:00) in honor of the Memorial Day Weekend. The offices will reopen on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at 8:30 AM EDT. 

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Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world.

Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.