Video Library



Video Library

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.


CLEO:2015 Miles Padgett Plenary Talk

CLEO:2015 Plenary talk by Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Talk title: Light’s Twist


CLEO Conference: Laser Science to Photonic Applications

CLEO:2015 Eric Betzig Plenary Talk

CLEO:2015 Plenary talk by Eric Betzig, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry 2014. Talk title: Imaging life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution


CLEO Conference: Laser Science to Photonic Applications

2015 Executive Forum Fireside Chat (Part 1 of 2)

OSA's Executive Forum would like to thank Picometrix for their generous support to record the Fireside Chat.

2015 Executive Forum Fireside Chat (Part 2 of 2)

OSA's Executive Forum would like to thank Picometrix for their generous support to record the Fireside Chat.

CLEO:2015 W. E. Moerner Plenary Talk

CLEO:2015 Plenary talk by W. E. Moerner, Stanford University, USA, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry 2014. Talk title: Light Paves the Way to Single-Molecule Detection and Photocontrol, Foundations of Super-Resolution Microscopy


CLEO Conference: Laser Science to Photonic Applications

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.

CLEO:2015 Eric Betzig Plenary Talk

CLEO:2015 Plenary talk by Eric Betzig, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry 2014. Talk title: Imaging life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution

CLEO:2015 Miles Padgett Plenary Talk

CLEO:2015 Plenary talk by Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Talk title: Light’s Twist

Harnessing Light and Enabling a Brighter Future: A Conversation on the National Academy of Sciences Optics and Photonics Report

Get an overview of the NAS report Optics & Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation, and goals for the future in this short video discussion with Harnessing Light committee members.

Bake Your Own Droplet Lens - Biomedical Optics Express Research

Australian National University’s Steve Lee describes his team’s new process to create inexpensive high quality lenses that will cost less than a penny apiece. The research was published April 24, 2014 in Biomedical Optics Express. Video courtesy ANU.