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Alex Gaeta discusses the work he and his graduate students are doing--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Alex Gaeta, Columbia Univ., USA, is working on getting nonlinear optics down to its single photon level among other things--OSA Stories

Chrysantha Preza shares how working on a computational imaging project led her to study optics--OSA

Chrysantha Preza, Univ. of Memphis, USA, discovered that she wanted to work in optics as a graduate student--OSA Stories

Ayan Chakrabarty talks about the excitement of building an instrument that has never been seen before--OSA Stories

Ayan Chakrabarty, Jet Propulsion Lab, Caltech, USA, is working on building an instrument that has the potential to unlock some of the mysteries of the universe--OSA Stories

Byoungho Lee talks about the work he is doing in plasmotics and 3D display--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, S. Korea, discusses his work in high quality interactive 3D displays--OSA Stories

Cristina Canaves reflects back on when she decided to pursue optics--OSA Stories

Cristina Canaves, Univ. of Rochester, USA, talks about getting into fiber optics--OSA Stories

2017 OSA Biophotonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences - Plenary Presenter Dr. Laura Waller

Plenary wrap up with Dr. Laura Waller, University of California Berkeley. Computational Microscopy for High-Throughput Science

Dario Polli shares how a class with Prof. Svelto inspired him to pursue his current career--OSA Stories

Dario Polli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, credits OSA Fellow Prof. Orazio Svelto with inspiring him to pursue a career in optics--OSA Stories

Bill Munro talks about changing the rules--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow William Munro, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan, shares what excites him about working in the industry--OSA Stories

Changxu Liu talks about the work his university is doing on water desalination--OSA Stories

Changxu Liu, King Abdullah Univ. of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia, shares how applied optics help create a low cost, high efficiency water desalination--OSA Stories

Fabian Langer on why enjoys working at the edge of fundamental science--OSA Stories

Fabian Langer, Universitat Regensburg, Germany, talks about the research he is doing using unique laser sources--OSA Stories

2017 OFC Plenary Session

Watch OFC presentations from Urs Hölzle, an industrial leader; Meint K. Smit, a research leader; and Mischa Dohler, a visionary speaker linking topics outside OFC’s focus to the conference.

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Introducing Optica: OSA’s New Open-Access Journal (Extended Interview)

Alex Gaeta, editor-in-chief of The Optical Society’s (OSA) new open-access journal Optica, discusses the publication’s focus on the rapid dissemination of high-impact results in all areas of optics and photonics.

2017 OFC Plenary Session

Watch OFC presentations from Urs Hölzle, an industrial leader; Meint K. Smit, a research leader; and Mischa Dohler, a visionary speaker linking topics outside OFC’s focus to the conference.

Alexander Paradzah shares why he thinks optics and photonics have contributed to society--OSA Stories

Alexander Paradzah, University of Pretoria, South Africa, discusses some of the ways optics and photonics are making life better for humanity--OSA Stories

Milad Akhaghi talks about his excitment about the excitement of using optics to improve life--OSA Stories

Milad Akhaghi, University of Central Florida, USA, shares his excitement about applying optics to improve the quality of life for people.