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Experience OSA conferences, lectures, technical sessions, symposia, interviews and other events of interest to our community. Find videos of interest using the left navigation by category or the keyword search below.

CAM Peter Delfyett Excitement.mp4

OSA Fellow Peter Delfyett, Univ. of Central Florida, USA, talks about the potential of his students to impact the future.

CAM Jannick Rolland Excitement.mov

OSA Fellow Jannick Rolland, Univ. of Rochester, USA, talks about her work in freeform optics.

CAM Taran Driver

Taran Driver, Imperial College London, U.K., shares how his current research may help cure breast cancer.

CAM Antigone Marino Inspiration.mov

Antigone Marino, Italian National Research Council, Italy, reflects on how seeing an image appear on photographic paper as a young child was the reason she went into optics.

OSA Enabled by Optics Contest Winner: Consumer Physics

This year’s corporate contest winner, Consumer Physics, produces SCiO, a product that takes near-infrared spectroscopy and shrinks the system behind it from room-sized equipment to a hand-held sensor that integrates with smart phones.

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Vikas Manan, Macom

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Vikas Manan

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Brandon Collings, Lumentum

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Brandon Collings

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Karen Liu, Kaiam

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Karen Liu

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Yigal Ezra, ColorChip

OFC 2016 Exhibitor - Yigal Ezra

Light the Future with Mary Lou Jepsen of Facebook and OSA Fellow

Mary Lou Jepsen, Executive Director of Engineering, Facebook, OSA Fellow, explores the future of mobile communications at OFC 2016.


23 March: Light the Future with Mary Lou Jepsen of Facebook and OSA Fellow

OFC 2016 Plenary Speaker Dr. Yasuhiko Arakawa

OFC 2016 Plenary Speaker Dr. Yasuhiko Arakawa, Director of the Institute for Nano Quantum Information, discusses the advancement of quantum dot lasers and future improvements in technology.

OFC 2016 Plenary Speaker Andre Fuetsch

OFC 2016 Plenary Speaker Andre Fuetsch, Senior Vice President of Architecture and Design at AT&T, discusses the role of optics in the future transformation of networks.

OFC Plenary Session 2016

Watch the OFC 2016 Plenary session, with talks by Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Andre Fuetsch (AT&T, USA).

CAM Evelyn Strunk Excitement

Evelyn Strunk Excitement

CAM Amy Oldenburg

OSA Sr. Memer Amy Oldenburg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, looks back on how her father's HeINe Laser sparked her interest in optics.

CAM Qing Hu

OSA Fellow Qing Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, shares the story of how a project in grad school led him to a career in optics.

CAM Susana Marcos

OSA Board Member and OSA Fellow Susana Marcos, Instituto de Optica Daza de Valdes, Spain, shares why she decided to pursue a career in optics.

CAM David Reitze

OSA Fellow David Reitze, Executive Director of the LIGO Laboratory, USA, talks about how he ended up working in optics.

CAM Shanti Bhattacharya

Shanti Bhattacharya, ITT, India, shares her thoughts on the mystery of working in optics.

CAM Bienvenu Ndagano

OSA Student Member Bienvenu Ndagano, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, talks about what led him to optics.

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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.

OFC Plenary Session 2016

Watch the OFC 2016 Plenary session, with talks by Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Andre Fuetsch (AT&T, USA).

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Light the Future with Mary Lou Jepsen of Facebook and OSA Fellow

Mary Lou Jepsen, Executive Director of Engineering, Facebook, OSA Fellow, explores the future of mobile communications at OFC 2016.

OSA Enabled by Optics Contest Winner: Consumer Physics

This year’s corporate contest winner, Consumer Physics, produces SCiO, a product that takes near-infrared spectroscopy and shrinks the system behind it from room-sized equipment to a hand-held sensor that integrates with smart phones.