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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.

Pratik Shah discusses the future of data.

Pratik Shah, DSM, U.S. talks about the importance of fiber optics in the future of data.

Katsuri Saha shares what drives her--OSA Stories

Katsuri Saha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S., talks about her work in exploring beautiful physics at an experimental level.

Benjamin Eggleton talks about his start as an optical astronomer--OSA Stories

Benjamin Eggleton, Univ. of Sydney, Australia, discusses how he transitioned from being an optical astronomer to being an optical physicist.

Simin Cai talks about how he got into optics--OSA Stories

Simin Cai, Go!Foton, U.S., shares his story about a college professor's influence on his career choice.

Anna Peacock talks about new wave-guard materials--OSA Stories

Anna Peacock, University of Southampton, U.K., discusses her work with new wave-guard materials.

Zulya Tomova shares how she became interested in optics--OSA Stories

Zulya Tomova, University of Maryland at College Park, U.S., talks about how studying the behavior of molecules and atoms inspired her to study optics.

Chris Dainty shares how his love of photography got him into optics--OSA Stories

2011 OSA President and Chris Dainty, University College London, U.K., talks about having a photography business in his youth and how that passion guided him into a career in optics.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 - USML Category XII Final Rules - Kevin Wolf

Kevin Wolf, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, speaks on USML Category XII Final Rules at the OSA Laser Congress 2016.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Exhibitor - Laserline

A discussion with Oleg Raykis of Laserline Inc.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Exhibitor - Avo Photonics

A discussion with Adrienne Reisman of Avo Photonics Inc.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Wrap - Berthold Schmidt, Trumpf Photonics Inc.

A discussion with Dr. Berthold Schmidt, Managing Director, Trumpf Photonics Inc.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Exhibitor - Lumentum Operations

A discussion with Erik Zucker of Lumentum Operations Inc.

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Wrap - Trevor Ness, IPG Photonics

A discussion with Trevor Ness, Senior Vice President, IPG Photonics

OSA Laser Congress 2016 Wrap - Constantine Heffner, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

A discussion with Dr. Constantine Heffner, Program Director for Advanced Photon Technologies, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

FiO/LS 2016 Plenary - JTh1A.1 - Next Generation Silicon Photonics

Presented By: M. Lipson, Columbia University, New York, United States; Session: FiO 5 Integrated Photonics (JTh1A); Presented: 2016 Frontiers in Optics, October 2016, Rochester, NY, USA


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FiO/LS 2016 Plenary - JTh1A.2 - Nonlinear Optics and Laser Science

Presented By: R. Boyd, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Session: Laser Science (JTh1A); Presented: 2016 Frontiers in Optics, October 2016, Rochester, NY, USA


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FiO/LS 2016 Plenary - JW1A.1 - Controlling Light-matter Interactions on the Nanometer Scale

Presented By: L. Novotny, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Session: FiO 1 Optical Design and Instrumentation (JW1A); Presented: 2016 Frontiers in Optics, October 2016, Rochester, NY, USA


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FiO/LS 2016 Plenary - JW1A.2 - Extreme Light: From Multiphoton Ionization to Light Materializatio and Beyond

Presented By: G. Mourou, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau, Palaiseau, France; Session: Laser Science (JW1A); Presented: 2016 Frontiers in Optics, October 2016, Rochester, NY, USA


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FiO/LS 2016 - Exhibitor Highlights Zackary Hussion, Sydor Optics Inc.

Interview with Zackary Hussion of Sydor Optics Inc.

FiO/LS 2016 - Interview with OSA 2017 President Eric Mazur

Interview with Eric Mazur on plans and goals for OSA in 2017.

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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.

Light The Future - Michio Kaku at FiO 2016

Michio Kaku, futurist and theoretical physicist, City College of New York, gave a public presentation at FiO 2016 on Thursday, 20 October 2016 titled "Optics of the Future: Exploring the Universe and the Brain".

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).

Light the Future - Nobel Laureate Panel at FiO 2016

Ignite the Future talk where predictions of what’s next in optics were given by Nobel Prize winners, including Nicolaas Bloembergen, Robert F. Curl, Roy J. Glauber, John L. Hall, W.E. Moerner, William D. Phillips and David J. Wineland.

Interview with Lester Lee, February 2011 (Part 1 of 3)

Interview with Lester Lee in Washington, DC, USA in February 2011 conducted by Lee Sullivan (Part 1 of 3)