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Discussion with Dr. John Mather at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

Dr. John Mather, recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics provides an update on the mission design of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), planned for launch in October 2018.

Discussion with Dr. William E. Moerner at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

Dr. William E. Moerner, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, explains how light paves the way to single-molecule detection and photo control, critical elements for surpassing the optical diffraction limit.

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.

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.

Watch the Exclusive Chairs Video - CLEO 2015 Plenary Speakers

CLEO Chairs Alfred Leitenstorfer, Yu Chen, Christian Wetzel, and Siddharth Ramachandran discuss the Plenary speakers for CLEO 2015.

Discussion with Dr. John Mather at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

Dr. John Mather, recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics provides an update on the mission design of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), planned for launch in October 2018.

Science Isn't the Only Reason to Attend CLEO - Visit the Exhibit Hall

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