The Optical Society Launches Optics & Photonics China Website

Lyndsay Meyer
The Optical Society

The Optical Society Launches Optics & Photonics China Website

Screen shot of new website
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 – The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of its new Optics and Photonics China website, a resource that features information on the region’s optics and photonics scientific and technology innovations, news, people and organizations. encourages those with an interest in optics and photonics to explore the wide range of scientific, business and student activities taking place across the country. Highlights of the site include an interactive map that displays academic and industry resources by territory, industry news, a regional event calendar, acknowledgement of OSA volunteers and recognition of OSA award winners in China, information about grants and student programs, and updates on student activities. OSA encourages content contributions from individuals and organizations that relate to optics and photonics in China.  
"Optics and photonics innovations and business applications are growing worldwide and it can be difficult to fully appreciate the activities taking place in different regions,” said OSA International Council Member Ling Fu of Wuhan National Lab for Optoelectronics in China.  “This site provides information about organizations and helps viewers stay up-to-date on the events happening throughout China. also facilitates professional and student networking, and provides a unique forum for those who wish to share news that is relevant to the field and the region."

More information about contributing content to is available on the Optics and Photonics China website.

About OSA

Uniting more than 180,000 professionals from 175 countries, the Optical Society (OSA) brings together the global optics community through its programs and initiatives. Since 1916 OSA has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing educational resources to the scientists, engineers and business leaders who work in the field by promoting the science of light and the advanced technologies made possible by optics and photonics. OSA publications, events, technical groups and programs foster optics knowledge and scientific collaboration among all those with an interest in optics and photonics. For more information, visit