Max Born Award


Max Born Award

OSA's Max Born Award for opticsThis award honors Max Born, who made distinguished contributions to physics in general and to optics in particular. The award is presented to a person who has made outstanding contributions to physical optics, theoretical or experimental. It was established in 1982, the centenary of Born's birth, and is endowed by the United Technologies Research Center, Physical Optics Corporation, and individuals including Joseph Goodman.

The OSA Foundation is currently raising funds to permanently endow this award. Please consider making a donation to support this special honor. Your gift will be matched by OSA with a contribution to the OSAF General Fund.

Winners