Imaging Optical Design 

Poster sessionThis group encompasses the design and characterization of traditional optical systems utilizing lens design, geometric ray-tracing, and physical optics modeling. The evolution and development of design codes and software to assist in designing components and systems are included here. Typical applications include astronomical telescopes, microscopes, cameras, stray light, and adaptive optics.


Upcoming Event

OSA Imaging Optical Design Technical Group Special Talk

Thursday, 17 September, 17:15 - 18:15

Join the OSA Imaging Optical Design Technical Group at Frontiers in Optics for a special talk with Lyuba Amitonova of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on "Breaking the Abbe and Nyquist Barriers in Far-Field Optical Microscopy". Our featured presenter will give a talk on their research, which will be followed by a moderated question and answer session.

On-Demand Imaging Optical Design Webinars

You can watch any of the following webinar presentations, which were hosted by the OSA imaging Optical Design Technical Group, on-demand.

Maryna Meretska Harvard UniversityChair
Xusan Yang Cornell UniversityVice Chair
Sarmishtha Satpathy University of Texas at ArlingtonSocial Media and Events Officer
Marie-Anne Burcklen Institut FresnelSocial Media Officer
Gianni Nteroli Applied Optics Group, University of KentWebinar Officer

27 - 1 July 2021

Omni Providence Hotel and Rhode Island Convention Center
Providence, Rhode Island United States

If you are a member of the Imaging Optical Design Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this community, please share them with the chair, Maryna Meretska.


View OSA Technical Group webinars on-demand at any time or register for any of our upcoming webinars online. Each webinar is an hour long and features a technical presentation on a topic selected by your OSA Technical Groups.

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