Read What Students Are Saying About Their Summer Session Experience!

A Chinese Experience
by Alejandro Espinosa Calderón
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, México

OSA Summer Session
Anel Garza Rivera
PhD. Student
Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica
Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE)
Tonantzintla, Puebla


Wilfrid I. Ndebeka, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa receives his first place award from Eric Van Stryland, CREOL/University of Central Florida, USA.


Second Place Awards winners from left to right along with the Invited Speakers (not named) for the Summer Session Program; Hongbo Zhu, Liang Zhu, Liang Zhang, Samaneh Rezvani, Rajib Ahmed

The first International Summer Session on Lasers and Their Applications was a great success with nearly 100 students representing 13 different countries arriving to Changchun, China and the campus of the Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (CIOMP) for a week long program of lectures, networking opportunities, poster presentations and research sharing. View the Summer Session flickr site for pictures.

The presentations from the 2011 CIOMP-OSA Joint International Summer Session on Lasers and Their Applications are now available free of charge from the OSA Media Library. You may also download the presentation slides (in PDF form) and the student presentation papers now available for viewing in Optics InfoBase

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized with a Best Student Presentation Award during the First International Summer Session on Lasers and Their Applications, sponsored by OSA and CIOMP in Changchun, China.

First Place Awards

Eryn C. Cook, University of Oregon, USA
Development of an Ultra-Stable, Low-Cost, Diode Laser System

Wilfrid I. Ndebeka, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Efficiency of Tm3+-Doped Silica Triple Clad Fiber Laser

Second Place Awards

Rajib Ahmed, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Design & Analysis on Silicon Based Optical Micro-Ring Resonator Sensor Device for Biomedical Applications at μm Wavelength

Samaneh Rezvani, Zanjian University, Iran
Optical Test of Aspheric Surface by Moiré Technique

Liang Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
A PON and RoF Converged System Simultaneously Providing Triple Play Services and Wireless Data

Hongbo Zhu, Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, China
808nm Fibre Coupled Diode Laser Module for Fiber Lasers Pumping

Liang Zhu, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
Efficient 1645nm Er:YAG Laser Pumped by 1532nm Diode Laser with Narrow Band

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Lingtong Zhang
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