Technical Group Webinars


OSA Technical Group Webinars

Welcome to OSA Technical Group webinars, your source for free online content curated by your peers and tailored to your interests in optics and photonics. Each webinar is organized by one of our 44 technical groups and features an hour long presentation by selected speakers.

You can learn more about and register for any of our upcoming webinars below. Previous OSA Technical Group webinars are also available to view on-demand in their entirety.  
 

Register now for these upcoming technical group webinars:

 

Free-Space Volumetric Displays
Presented: 6 June 2019, 13:00 EDT
Hosted by: Display Technology Technical Group
Peer Review Matters: Understanding The Peer Review Process and How to Write an Effective Review
Presented: 12 June 2019, 13:00 EDT
Hosted by: Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group
Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics Circuits
Presented: 21 June 2019, 12:00 EDT
Hosted by: Optoelectronics Technical Group
How to Use Blender to Create Attractive Scientific Figures and Journal Cover Art
Presented: 10 July 2019, 13:00 EDT
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
What is Etendue, and Why Is It Important?
Presented: 17 July 2019, 12:00 EDT
Hosted by: Nonimaging Optical Design Technical Group

 

  State-of-the-art Terahertz Systems and their Applications
Presented: 21 May 2019
Hosted by: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
  Quality Control and Thin Film Metrology for Future Optical Components
Presented: 14 May 2019
Hosted by: Thin Films Technical Group
  Tools Made of Light – Optical Tweezers and Their Applications
Presented: 1 May 2019
Hosted by: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
  Quantum Measurement of Motion in the Negative Mass Reference Frame
Presented: 10 April 2019
Hosted by: Quantum Computing and Communication Technical Group
  Nanoscale Optical Modulators: Performance Metrics
Presented: 4 April 2019
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Electromagnetics & Photonics in the Age of Digital Manufacturing​
Presented: 25 March 2019
Hosted by: Photonic Metamaterials Technical Group
  Computational Deep Learning Microscopy​
Presented: 21 March 2019
Hosted by: Photonic Detection Technical Group
  New Horizons in High-Energy-Density Physics: Above the Schwinger Limit and Harnessing Cosmic Particle Acceleration
Presented: 7 March 2019
Hosted by: Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics Technical Group
  Visible Light Communications and its Applications for 5G
Presented: 28 February 2019
Hosted by: Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group
  Recent Advances in Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Gas Sensing Applications
Presented: 12 February 2019
Hosted by: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
  Optical Monitoring Systems for Deposition of Optical Coatings​
Presented: 12 February 2019
Hosted by: Thin Films Technical Group
 

Aspects of Nanophotonics: Radiative Cooling, Image Processing and Topology
Presented: 7 February 2019
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group

  Nanoaperture Optical Tweezers for Single Biomolecule Studies
Presented: 15 January 2019
Hosted by: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
 

How to Enhance Nonlinear Optical Signals at the Nanoscale? Beyond Metal and Semiconductors: Nano-Oxides for Nonlinear Photonics​
Presented: 10 January 2019
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group

  Functional Imaging: Eliciting, Measuring and Interpreting Intrinsic Signals in the Retina
Presented: 12 December 2018
Hosted by: Clinical Vision Sciences Technical Group
  Quantitative Molecular Spectroscopy in Cavity
Presented: 6 December 2018
Hosted by: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
  QCL-Based Sensors for Chemical Kinetic Applications
Presented: 29 November 2018, 10:00 EST
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
  Billouin Integrated Photonics
Presented: 20 November 2018
Hosted by: Optoelectronics Technical Group
  Optical and Visual Characteristics of Animal Eyes
Presented: 15 November 2018
Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  Strategies for Securing an Industry Interview
Presented: 14 November 2018
Hosted by: Optical Biosensors Technical Group & the OSA Foundation
  Modeling Polarization for Phase Retrieval
Presented: 7 November 2018
Hosted by: Polarization Technical Group
  Plasmonic Color
Presented: 25 October 2018, 8:30 EDT
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Science and Technology
Presented: 10 October 2018
Hosted by: Optical Biosensors Technical Group
  Nonlinear Integrated Microwave Photonics
Presented: 4 October 2018
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
 

Designing High Performance Devices in Silicon Using Subwavelength Structures
Presented: 27 September 2018
Hosted by: Optoelectronics Technical Group

  Attosecond Spectroscopy to Track Ultrafast Election Dynamics
Presented: 13 June 2018
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
  Optical Solutions for the Ophthalmic Clinic
Presented: 31 May 2018
Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  Harmonic Frequency Combs of Quantum Cascade Lasers: Origin, Control and Prospective Applications
Presented: 29 May 2018
Hosted by: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
  How to Exploit Synchrotron Radiation for MHz Frame Rate X-ray Imaging
Presented: 17 April 2018
Hosted by: Gamma, X-ray and Extreme UV Optics Technical Group
  Optical Imaging Needles: Bringing Optics Deep Inside the Body
Presented: 12 March 2018
Hosted by: Imaging Optical Design Technical Group
  Metasurface Holograms
Presented: 25 January 2018
Hosted by: Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group
  Remote Sensing of Volcanoes Using Smart Sensing Technology
Presented: 17 January 2018
Hosted by: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
  Solving the Myopia Puzzle
Presented: 15 December 2017
Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  Negative Curvature Fibers
Presented: 11 December 2017
Hosted by: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
  Chip-Scale Terahertz Frequency Combs and Multiheterodyne Spectroscopy
Presented: 6 December 2017
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
  Enabling Chip-Scale Trace-Gas Sensing Systems with Silicon Photonics
Presented: 30 October 2017
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Gain Switched Laser Diodes for Laser Radars and 3D Laser Imaging
Presented: 26 October 2017
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
Coming Soon!   Recent Developments and Potential Challenges in High-Power Fiber Lasers
Presented: 5 October 2017
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Advanced Functional Fibers
Presented: 14 September 2017
Hosted by: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
  Real-Time Hologram Rendering from Optically-Acquired Interferograms
Presented: 8 September 2017
Hosted by: Holography and Difrractive Optics Technical Group
  Shaped Waves and Speckle Correlations
Presented: 2 August 2017
Hosted by: Photonic Detection Technical Group
  The Mid-IR Silicon Photonics Sensor Platform
Presented: 21 July 2017
Hosted by: Integrated Optics Technical Group
  Simplified Design of Freeform Optics for Beam Shaping and Illumination Applications
Presented: 13 June 2017
Hosted by: NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group 
  Extreme Platforms for Extreme Photonics
Presented: 6 June 2017
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Photonics Technologies for Connectomics Research
Presented: 31 May 2017
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
  Optical Beams with Spatially Variable Polarization
Presented: 5 May 2017
Hosted by: Polarization Technical Group
  From Semiconductor Nanolasers to Photonic Integrated Circuits
Presented: 7 March 2017
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
  Value of Microscope Objectives
Presented: 21 February 2017
Hosted by: Imaging Optical Design Technical Group
  What Is Next For Brillouin Spectroscopy in Biology and Medicine?
Presented: 7 February 2017
Hosted by: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
  Ultrafast Dynamics and Precision Stabilization in Chip-Scale Optical Frequency Combs
Presented:
12 December 2016
Hosted by: Integrated Optics Technical Group
  Material Science View of Grinding and Polishing of Laser Glass Optics
Presented: 2 December 2016
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Flat and Conformal Optics Based on Dielectric Metasurfaces
Presented: 9 November 2016
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  The Autostigmatic Microscope and Its Uses
Presented: 12 October 2016
Hosted by: Systems and Instrumentation Technical Group
  The Fascinating Optics of Metamaterials and Plasmonics
Presented: 4 October 2016
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  The Debate: Lightfield vs Holographic 
Presented: 29 September 2016
Hosted by: Display Technology Technical Group
  Photon detection with superconducting detectors from millimeter-wave to gamma-ray
Presented: 28 September 2016
Hosted by: Photonic Detection Technical Group
  Photonic Skin-Depth Engineering and Universal Spin-Momentum Locking of Light
Presented: 19 August 2016
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  III-Nitride Nanowire Light-Emitting Diodes Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Presented: 27 July 2016
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
  Novel Route of Hybrid Thin Film Deposition for Applications in Opto-Electronics and Energy Devices
Presented: 14 July 2016
Hosted by: Photonic Detection Technical Group
  Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Optical Pulse Propagation in Multimode Fibers
Presented: 22 June 2016
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
  Optical Trapping and Manipulation of a Single Human Virus
Presented: 16 June 2016
Hosted by: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
  Webinar on InAs/GaSb Mid-Wave Cascaded Superlattice Light Emitting Diodes
Presented: 31 May 2016
Hosted by: Laser Systems Technical Group
  Applied Laser Spark Spectroscopy: The Evolution of LIBS into Real-World Applications
Presented: 17 May 2016
Hosted by: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
  Losses in Plasmonics: Strategies to bypass, mitigate or - if nothing else works - embrace them
Presented: 9 May 2016
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Semiconductor Quantum Technologies for Information Processing and Sensing
Presented: 27 April 2016
Hosted by: Photonic Detection Technical Group
  Introducing the OSA Display Technology Technical Group
Presented: 25 March 2016
Hosted by: Display Technology Technical Group
  What Can We Learn from High-Resolution Retinal Imaging?
Presented: 7 March 2016
Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  Molecular Spectroscopy with Optical Frequency Combs
Presented: 15 February 2016
Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
  Novel Optical Sensors Based on Nonlinear Effects in Few-Mode Fibers
Presented: 1 February 2016
Hosted by: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
  Exploring Recent Advances in NLO Materials
Presented: 25 January 2016
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Exploring Recent Advances in OLED Materials and Displays
Presented: 14 December 2015
Hosted by: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
  Ultrabroadband Optical Parametric Amplifiers: Toward Single-Cycle CEP-Controlled Pulses
Presented: 11 November 2015
​Hosted by: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
  2D Material Nanophotonics for Optical Information Science
Presented: 13 October 2015
​Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group & Quantum Optical Science and Technology Technical Group
  Optical Image Quality Metrics & Quantitative Modeling of Comb Sources
Presented: 1 July 2015
​Hosted by: Optical Metrology Technical Group
  Silicon Electronic Photonic Integrated Circuits (SiEPIC) Research Training 
Presented: 23 June 2015
​Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Practical Nanophotonics with Plasmonic Ceramics
Presented: 15 June 2015
​Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Nanophotonics in the Year of Light
Presented: 16 March 2015
​Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  A Year in Visual Optics: Understanding the Anterior Human Eye
Presented: 15 January 2015
​Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  Rare-Earth Doped Amplifirers Integration onto Nanophotonics Platforms
Presented: 9 December 2014
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Quest for Near-Zero Response in Light-Matter Interaction
Presented: 25 September 2014
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Visualizing Catalytic Reactions and Light-Matter Interactions with Nanometer-Scale Resolution
Presented: 22 July 2014
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  Challenging the Limits of Diffraction
Presented: 25 February 2014
Hosted by: Nanophotonics Technical Group
  A Year in Visual Optics: Understanding the Human Eye & Visual Systems
Presented: 10 December 2013
Hosted by: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
  A Look Into the World of NonImaging Optics 
Presented: 10 July 2013
Hosted by: NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group
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