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OSA Press Kit

About OSA

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society's (OSA) mission is to promote the generation, application and archiving of knowledge in optics and photonics and to disseminate this knowledge worldwide. The purposes of the society are scientific, technical and educational. OSA’s commitment to excellence and long-term learning is the driving force behind all its initiatives.

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OSA Leadership Bios


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Spotlight on Optics

Research highlights from all of OSA's journals