OSA Foundation


OSA Foundation

The OSA Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to providing science and professional development resources to students around the world. Foundation programming and grants benefit thousands of young students around the world. Our video archive features conversations with some of the dedicated individuals who helped to establish this special organization and presentations from people whose work is helping to inspire the next generation of science innovators.


Video Title/Description
A Celebration of Life of Tony Siegman (a multi-part): Sir Peter Knight, Imperial College London

December 2011 memorial event held at Stanford University in honor of Anthony E. Siegman. Guest speakers included: Charles Townes, James Gibbons, Steven Chu, Stephen Harris, Burt McMurtry, Jan Hall, Peter Knight, Roy Glauber.

A Conversation with OSA Foundation President Michael Morris

A Conversation With OSA Foundation president Michael Morris


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The Impact of the Maser on the Discovery of the Cosmic Background Radiation, James P. Gordon Symposium

The Impact of the Maser on the Discovery of the Cosmic Background Radiation presented by Arno A. Penzias, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA. James P Gordon Symposium during CLEO 2014 in San Jose, California, USA.

Tony Siegman Tribute

A Tribute to Tony Siegman during the 2012 OSA Foundation Chairs Reception.

Tributes to Dr. Tingye Li

Friends and colleagues of Dr. Tingye Li collaborated with the OSA Foundation and recorded special tributes to share as part of OFC/NFOEC 2013.

A Celebration of the Life of Tony Siegman (a multi-part): Stephen Harris, Professor of Applied Physics Emeritus, Stanford University

December 2011 memorial event held at Stanford University in honor of Anthony E. Siegman. Guest speakers included: Charles Townes, James Gibbons, Steven Chu, Stephen Harris, Burt McMurtry, Jan Hall, Peter Knight, Roy Glauber.

A Celebration of the Life of Tony Siegman (a multi-part): James F. Gibbons, professor emeritus of electrical engineering and former dean of the Stanford School of Engineering shares his remembrances of Anthony E. Siegman

December 2011 memorial event held at Stanford University in honor of Anthony E. Siegman. Guest speakers included: Charles Townes, James Gibbons Gibbons, Steven Chu, Stephen Harris, Burt McMurtry, Jan Hall, Peter Knight, Roy Glauber.

The Early Days of Laser Trapping, James P. Gordon Symposium

The Early Days of Laser Trapping presented by Arthur Ashkin during the James P Gordon Symposium. Presented at CLEO 2014 in San Jose, California, USA.

The HIstory of the Confocal Resonator, James P. Gordon Symposium

The HIstory of the Confocal Resonator presented by Gary Boyd during the James P Gordon Symposium. Presented at CLEO 2014 in San Jose, California, USA.

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