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Abe Offner

OSA Awards & Distinctions



OSA Fellow Abe Offner studied at Western Reserve University, where he received a BA in 1930 and an MS in 1931. He worked as a library assistant until 1939, then he joined the J. A. Maurer Company as a physicist. He remained there until 1947, when he joined Perkin-Elmer, where he was principal optical scientist. In 1981, he received OSA’s David Richardson Medal.



Document Created: 17 Sep 2020
Last Updated: 17 Sep 2020