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Bernard Kress - OSA Light the Future

Bernard Kress, partner optical architect, Microsoft, USA, presents "The Light Years Ahead: How Today's Promising Augmented and Virtual Reality Markets Help Shape New Optics Frontiers" at the Light The Future Program.


Light the Future with Joseph Izatt and Bernard Kress

Joseph A. Izatt, Ph.D - OSA Light the Future

Joseph Izatt, Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering, Duke University, USA, and OSA Fellow presenting "Lighting up the Future of Medical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy", during the Light the Future Progam.


Light the Future with Joseph Izatt and Bernard Kress

Rod Alferness on Publishing his First Paper - OSA Stories

2008 OSA President and OSA Fellow Rod Alferness, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA, shares his story about having his first paper published after he was drafted into the U.S. Army.

Josephine Yi Qiu Shares her Excitement about Optical Coherence Tomography - OSA Stories

Josephine Yi Qiu, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, shares her excitement about working in Optical Coherence Tomography.

Donald Keck Reflects on the First Low-Loss Optical Fiber - OSA Stories

OSA Honorary Member Don Keck, reflects back on how the first low-loss optical fiber came to be.

Alessandro Restelli on Working and Researching at NIST - OSA Stories

Alessandro Restelli, NIST, USA, shares his excitement about working in his research field as well as other projects at NIST.

Marina Radulaski on her Inspiration, Double Slit Experiments - OSA Stories

Marina Radulaski, Stanford University, USA, talks about how a double slit experiment in high school led her to study optics.

Fernando Romero-Borja on his Current Work in Imaging of the Eye - OSA Stories

OSA Sr. Member, Fernando Romero-Borja, Houston Community College Central Campus, USA, talks about his work in imaging of the eye.

Katharine Schmidtke on how she Started in the Field of Quantum Physics - OSA Stories

OSA Sr. Member Katharine Schmidtke, Facebook, USA talks about how she started out studying quantum physics.

James Fujimoto on his Research in Biomedical Optical Imagining - OSA Stories

OSA Fellow James Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, talks about the research his group is doing in biomedical optical imaging.

CAM Andrew Forbes Reflects on his Decision to Pursue Optics as a Career - OSA Stories

OSA Senior Member Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, reflects on why he decided to pursue a career in optics.

Aldo Di Costanzo Talks About his Work with Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy - OSA Stories

Aldo Di Costanzo, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico, talks about his work on functional near-infrared spectroscopy on infants.

Chris Schaffer Discusses His Research to Find a Cure for Alzheimer's - OSA Stories

Chris Schaffer, Cornell University, USA, shares the research he's doing to find a cure for Alzheimer's Disease.

CAM Richard Powell - OSA Stories

2001 OSA President Richard Powell, University of Arizona, USA, shares what he is doing in his retirement.

Irina Novikova on the Intersection of Quantum Mechanics and Real Life - OSA Stories

Irina Novikova, College of William & Mary, USA, talks about how she enjoys working with real life objects and make quantum mechanics work.

CAM Candace Cobb on her Path to an Optics Career - OSA Stories

Candace Cobb share her path to working in optics.

Connie Chang-Hasnain's Inspiration to Pursue Optics - OSA Stories

Connie Chang-Hasnain, University of California, Berkeley, talks about the what inspired her to get into optics.

Deep Hathi on Meeting the Day to Day Challenges of Working in Optics - OSA Stories

Deep Hathi, Washington University in St. Louis, USA, strives on the day to day challenges of working in optics.

Ashby Hilton on his Work in Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics - OSA Stories

Ashby Hilton, University of Adelaide, Australia, talks about his work in cold atoms and quantum optics.

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Bernard Kress - OSA Light the Future

Bernard Kress, partner optical architect, Microsoft, USA, presents "The Light Years Ahead: How Today's Promising Augmented and Virtual Reality Markets Help Shape New Optics Frontiers" at the Light The Future Program.