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Peter Kazansky shares how he got into optics--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Peter Kazansky, University of Southampton, UK, got interested in the field because of nonlinear optics and laser applications--OSA Stories

Piotr Maslowski talks about the people who inspired him--OSA Stories

Piotr Maslowski, Instytut Fizyki UMK, Poland, credits several people with providing him the inspiration to go into optics--OSA Stories

Johannes Trbola talks about the adventure his current work provides--OSA Stories

Johannes Trbola, Dausinger + Giesen GmbH, Germany, shares the excitement that comes from joining a new company--OSA Stories

Piotr Maslowski discusses his current work--OSA Stories

Piotr Maslowski, Instytut Fizyki UMK, Poland, shares what he is doing in optical frequency combs--OSA Stories

Krishnakali Chaudhuri discusses what excites her most about her work--OSA Stories

Krishnakali Chaudhuri, Purdue University, USA, talks about what she enjoys most about working in plasmontics--OSA Stories

Juan Diego talks about what being a member of OSA means to him--OSA Stories

Juan Diego Ania-Castanon, Instituto De Optica 'Daza De Valdes', Spain, enjoys how OSA membership connects him to network of collaborators--OSA Stories

Liyong Ren shares what most excites him about his current work--OSA Stories

OSA Senior Member Liyong Ren, Xi'an Inst. of Opt. & Precision Mech., China, talks about his work in novel imaging--OSA Stories

Luis Romero Cortes came into optics by chance--OSA Stories

Luis Romero Cortes, INRS-EMT, Spain, credits the supervisor that he had during an intership with motivating him work in optics--OSA Stories

Peter Kazansky excitement talks about what excites him about his work--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Peter Kazansky, University of Southampton, UK, enjoys working in a field where his discoveries can be used in everyday life--OSA Stories

Piotr Roztocki talks about when he first became involved with OSA--OSA Stories

Piotr Roztocki, INRS-EMT, Canada, shares how becoming an OSA member active with a student chapter helped him when he started his graduate studies--OSA Stories

Shinji Yamashita shares how he became a member as a student--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Shinji Yamashita, RCAST, The University of Tokyo, Japan, discusses how he has grown with OSA--OSA Stories

Lanbing Kang shares his thoughts on being an OSA member--OSA Stories

Lanbing Kang, University of California, Davis, USA, thinks of OSA as a family--OSA Stories

Lanbing Kang talks about his work in ultrafast optics--OSA Stories

Lanbing Kang, University of California, Davis, USA, discusses the work he is doing with optical clocks and optical frequency combs--OSA Stories

Piotr Roztocki shares what he enjoys most about his work--OSA Stories

Piotr Roztocki, INRS-EMT, Canada, talks about working in a field with little gap between the idea and implementation--OSA Stories

Patrick Iannone talks about switching fields--OSA Stories

Patrick Iannone, Nokia Bell Labs, Inc., USA, shares why he went into optics--OSA Stories

Stephen Hamann discusses the type of research he does--OSA Stories

Stephen Hamann, Stanford University, USA, talks about the diversity of work he is doing--OSA Stories

Krishnakali Chaudhuri enjoys the opportunities that come with OSA membership--OSA Stories

Krishnakali Chaudhuri, Purdue University, USA, likes conference discounts and other benefits of being an OSA student member--OSA Stories

Jason Eichenholz discusses why he went into optics--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow Jason Eichenholz, Open Photonics, Inc., USA, was "hooked" the first time he saw a laser--OSA Stories

James Coleman talks about who inspired him early in his career--OSA Stories

OSA Fellow James Coleman, University of Texas at Dallas, USA, credits two professors at the University of Illinois with helping him decide to pursue optics--OSA Stories

Muhammad Billah talks about being a child and interested in light--OSA Stories

Muhammad Billah , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, shares how he became interested in light in the context of communication--OSA Stories