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.  
 

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The Blue Light Hazard - What Does it Really Mean?
19 December 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Color Technical Group

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Recent Advances in Wire-Based Additive Manufacturing
09 January 2020, 12:30 - 13:30
Hosted By: Lasers in Manufacturing Technical Group

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High-Dimensional Quantum Key Distribution with Structured Photons
16 January 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Quantum Computing and Communication Technical Group

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Thermomechanical Effect of Infrared Laser for Cartilage Regeneration
21 January 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group

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Genetics of Normal and Defective Color Vision
30 January 2020, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Color Technical Group

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Burst Mode Lasers
11 December 2019, 13:30 - 14:30
Hosted By: Laser Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Source Modeling in Illumination Optics
03 December 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group
Watch Now An Introduction to Machine Learning Applications in Optical Transport Networks
20 November 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Optical Communications Technical Group
Watch Now Recent Developments in Hollow-Core Optical Fiber
14 November 2019, 19:00 - 20:00
Hosted By: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
Watch Now Single-Crystal Interference Coatings for Laser-Based Metrology and Manufacturing Systems
05 November 2019, 9:30 - 10:30
Hosted By: Thin Films Technical Group
Watch Now Recent Advances in Tissue Biomechanics Using Dynamic Optical Coherence Elastography
01 November 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group
Watch Now Photoacoustic Imaging of the Eye
24 October 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group
Watch Now Interferometer Sensing and Control in Gravitational Wave Detectors
15 October 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Photonic Detection Technical Group
Watch Now Quantum Mechanics with Classical Light
03 October 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Quantum Computing and Communication Technical Group
Watch Now The Development of Thulium and Holmium Fibre Sources
30 September 2019, 8:00 - 9:00
Hosted By: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
Watch Now Cavity Ring-Down Measurements on Optical Coatings
24 September 2019, 8:30 - 9:30
Hosted By: Thin Films Technical Group
Watch Now Trapping and Ultrafast Rotation of Resonant Nanoparticles using Optical Tweezers
12 September 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
Watch Now Plasmonic Nanolasers: Physics, Applications, and Challenges
04 September 2019, 20:00 - 21:00
Hosted By: Nanophotonics Technical Group
Watch Now Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Supercontinuum Modelling in Optical Fibers
26 August 2019, 8:00 - 9:00
Hosted By: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
Watch Now Bending, Trapping, and Slowing Down Light Beams for Highly-Efficient and Ultra-Fast Detection
19 August 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Photonic Detection Technical Group
Watch Now Unlocking the Unknown: New Technologies for Applied Spectral Knowledge
15 August 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
Watch Now Optical Communication Technologies for 5G Wireless Access Networks
25 July 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group
Watch Now What is Etendue, and Why is It Important?
17 July 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group
Watch Now How to Use Blender to Create Attractive Scientific Figures and Journal Cover Art
10 July 2019, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
Watch Now Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics Circuits
21 June 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Optoelectronics Technical Group
Watch Now Peer Review Matters: Understanding The Peer Review Process and How to Write an Effective Review
12 June 2019, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group
Watch Now Free-Space Volumetric Displays
06 June 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Display Technology Technical Group
Watch Now State-of-the-art Terahertz Systems and their Applications
21 May 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
Watch Now Quality Control and Thin Film Metrology for Future Optical Components
14 May 2019, 9:30 - 10:30
Hosted By: Thin Films Technical Group
Watch Now Tools Made of Light – Optical Tweezers and Their Applications
01 May 2019, 19:00 - 20:00
Hosted By: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
Watch Now Quantum Measurement of Motion in the Negative Mass Reference Frame
10 April 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Quantum Computing and Communication Technical Group
Watch Now Nanoscale Optical Modulators: Performance Metrics
04 April 2019, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
Watch Now Electromagnetics & Photonics in the Age of Digital Manufacturing
25 March 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Photonic Metamaterials Technical Group
Watch Now Computational Deep Learning Microscopy
21 March 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Photonic Detection Technical Group
Watch Now New Horizons in High-Energy-Density Physics: Above the Schwinger Limit and Harnessing Cosmic Particle Acceleration
07 March 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics Technical Group
Watch Now Visible Light Communications and Its Applications for 5G
28 February 2019, 7:00 - 8:00
Hosted By: Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Recent Advances in Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Gas Sensing Applications
18 February 2019, 8:00 - 9:00
Hosted By: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
Watch Now Optical Monitoring Systems for Deposition of Optical Coatings
12 February 2019, 8:30 - 9:30
Hosted By: Thin Films Technical Group
Watch Now Aspects of Nanophotonics: Radiative Cooling, Image Processing and Topology
07 February 2019, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Nanophotonics Technical Group
Watch Now Nanoaperture Optical Tweezers for Single Biomolecule Studies
15 January 2019, 14:00 - 15:00
Hosted By: Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology Technical Group
Watch Now How to Enhance Nonlinear Optical Signals at the Nanoscale? Beyond Metal and Semiconductors: Nano-Oxides for Nonlinear Photonics
10 January 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Functional Imaging: Eliciting, Measuring and Interpreting Intrinsic Signals in the Retina
12 December 2018, 12:30 - 13:30
Hosted By: Clinical Vision Sciences Technical Group
Watch Now Quantitative Molecular Spectroscopy in Cavity
06 December 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
Watch Now QCL-Based Sensors for Chemical Kinetic Applications
29 November 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Laser Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Brillouin Integrated Photonics
20 November 2018, 17:00 - 18:00
Hosted By: Optoelectronics Technical Group
Watch Now Optical and Visual Characteristics of Animal Eyes
15 November 2018, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
Watch Now Strategies for Securing an Industry Interview
14 November 2018, 12:30 - 13:30
Hosted By: Optical Biosensors Technical Group
Watch Now Modeling Polarization for Phase Retrieval
07 November 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Hosted By: Polarization Technical Group
Watch Now Plasmonic Color
25 October 2018, 8:30 - 9:30
Hosted By: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
Watch Now Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Science and Technology
10 October 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Hosted By: Optical Biosensors Technical Group
Watch Now Nonlinear Integrated Microwave Photonics
04 October 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Hosted By: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Designing High Performance Devices in Silicon Using Subwavelength Structures
27 September 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Optoelectronics Technical Group
Watch Now Attosecond Spectroscopy to Track Ultrafast Electron Dynamics
13 June 2018, 10:30 - 11:30
Hosted By: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Optical Solutions for the Ophthalmic Clinic
31 May 2018, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
Watch Now Harmonic Frequency Combs of Quantum Cascade Lasers: Origin, Control, and Prospective Applications
29 May 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Applied Spectroscopy Technical Group
Watch Now How to Exploit Synchrotron Radiation for MHz Frame Rate X-ray Imaging
17 April 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Gamma, X-Ray and Extreme UV Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Optical Imaging Needles: Bringing Optics Deep Inside the Body
12 March 2018, 18:00 - 19:00
Hosted By: Imaging Optical Design Technical Group
Watch Now Metasurface Holograms
25 January 2018, 19:00 - 20:00
Hosted By: Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Remote Sensing of Volcanoes Using Smart Sensing Technology
17 January 2018, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Environmental Sensing Technical Group
Watch Now Solving the Myopia Puzzle
15 December 2017, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group
Watch Now Negative Curvature Fibers
11 December 2017, 10:00 - 11:00
Hosted By: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
Watch Now Chip-Scale Terahertz Frequency Combs and Multiheterodyne Spectroscopy
06 December 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
Hosted By: Laser Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Enabling Chip-Scale Trace-Gas Sensing Systems with Silicon Photonics
30 October 2017, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Nanophotonics Technical Group
Watch Now Gain Switched Laser Diodes for Laser Radars and 3D Laser Imaging
26 October 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Laser Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Advanced Functional Fibers
14 September 2017, 8:00 - 9:00
Hosted By: Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group
Watch Now Real-Time Hologram Rendering from Optically-Acquired Interferograms
08 September 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Hosted By: Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Shaped Waves and Speckle Correlations
02 August 2017, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Photonic Detection Technical Group
Watch Now The Mid-IR Silicon Photonics Sensor Platform
21 July 2017, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Integrated Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Simplified Design of Freeform Optics for Beam Shaping and Illumination Applications
13 June 2017, 9:00 - 10:00
Hosted By: NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group
Watch Now Extreme Platforms for Extreme Photonics
06 June 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Optical Material Studies Technical Group
Watch Now Photonics Technologies for Connectomics Research
31 May 2017, 20:00 - 21:00
Hosted By: Nonlinear Optics Technical Group
Watch Now Optical Beams with Spatially Variable Polarization
05 May 2017, 0:00 - 0:00
Hosted By: Polarization Technical Group
Watch Now From Semiconductor Nanolasers to Photonic Integrated Circuits
07 March 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Hosted By: Laser Systems Technical Group
Watch Now Values of Microscope Objectives
21 February 2017, 11:00 - 12:00
Hosted By: Imaging Optical Design Technical Group
Watch Now What Is Next For Brillouin Spectroscopy in Biology and Medicine?
07 February 2017, 10:00 - 11:00
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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