OSA History is a dynamic archive devoted to the extraordinary people who have advanced the field of optics and photonics.
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Preview the first chapter of the OSA Centennial History Book, PreHistory of the Optical Society of America.
A video tribute narrated by OSA CEO Elizabeth Rogan
Features, special recollections such as Luminaries and the Optics & Photonics Timelines.
Video, audio, articles and written transcripts of interviews with that recount the history of optics, its pioneers and the Optical Society.
A searchable database of vintage and current images.
Video tributes to Dr. Tingye Li include a video of recorded special tributes by friends and colleagues, a symposium at the 2013 OFC/NFOEC conference and a special video commemorating his life.