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LaserFest Eventson Flickr
LaserFest events, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the laser. 2010.

LaserFest Graffiti on YouTube
Winners of the Laser Graffiti Video Contest. March  2010.

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Photos from events and student activities. January – April 2011.

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See OSA student chapter members in action. December 2009 – October 2011. Current Student Chapter photos are available on OSA Chapters and Sections Facebook page



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OPN Bright Futures Blog
Written by and for optics and photonics professionals looking to navigate career transitions.


The Optical Society
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OPN Magazine
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18 – 22 October 2015
The Fairmont San Jose, 
San Jose, California, USA

FiO/LS features a comprehensive technical program covering an array of cutting edge topics in optical science and engineering.



22 – 24  March 2016
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA

OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals.

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CLEO: 2013

5 – 10 June 2016
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA, USA

The CLEO: 2016 Conference unites the fields of lasers and electro-optics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications.