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2012 OSA President and OSA Fellow Tony Heinz, Stanford University, USA, shares how the combination of math and exploration of limitless possibilities led him to optics and photonics--OSA Stories
Bhabana Pati, Q-Peak, Inc., USA, talks about how an interest in colors as a young girl led her to a career in lasers--OSA Stories
Darryl Naidoo, Council for Science & Industrial Research, South Africa, shares how being a part of OSA's Student Leadership Conference is one of the ways OSA has helped him--OSA Stories
Christine Cecala, Corning, Inc., USA, provides customized optical metrology in a role that spans basic research through pilot line production--OSA Stories
OSA Fellow David Stork, Rambus, Inc., USA, shares how growing up in a family that appreciated the visual aspects of life that made him curious about making sense of the visual world-0SA Stories
David Chen, Verizon Communications Inc., enjoys working in a field that and "communicates in the sub-millisecond or micro-second"--OSA Stories
Kathrin Berkner, Ricoh Innovations, Inc., talks about innovations that can "enable new things that people can do with imaging"--OSA Stories
OSA Sr. Member Alan Bristow, West Virginia University, USA, enjoys "trying to crack open nuggets of knowledge that we haven’t yet been able to get into"--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, Univ. of Memphis, USA, discovered that she wanted to work in optics as a graduate student--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
OSA Fellow Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, S. Korea, discusses his work in high quality interactive 3D displays--OSA Stories
Cristina Canaves, Univ. of Rochester, USA, talks about getting into fiber optics--OSA Stories
Dr. Bertrand Charlet, Sales Engineer, ALPAO
Plenary wrap up with Dr. Laura Waller, University of California Berkeley. Computational Microscopy for High-Throughput Science
Min Chen, Regional Sales Manager, Quantel
Yoann Priol, Technical Sales Engineer, Phasics
Dario Polli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, credits OSA Fellow Prof. Orazio Svelto with inspiring him to pursue a career in optics--OSA Stories
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.
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.
Dana Kralicek, University of Arizona, USA, explains just how ‘weird’ indium islands can get on a semiconductor at the Quantum NanoOptics of Semiconductors Group.