Articles & Memoirs

This section of the Library includes articles of historical significance as well as memoirs contributed by notable OSA members. Other useful resources include OPN, OSA's monthly news magazine in circulation since 1975, and Optics InfoBase, OSA's comprehensive repository of over 200,000 articles.

Our history is a work in progress; new content is continually added to the site. We encourage you to share your stories, photos, and content suggestions with us. Please email history@osa.org or call +1.202.416.1932 to submit your memorabilia.