20 September 2021
A century-old society adopts a new name and brand—and looks ahead to the next 100 years.
A portrait gallery providing an extraordinary look at who we are and the innovation that emerges from our diversity.
Valentin Gapontsev, Optica Fellow and founder, chairman, and former CEO of IPG Photonics (IPG), passed away on 22 October at the age of 82.
At FiO LS, researchers will present a microcomb that can provide a scalable physical platform for continuous-variable quantum computing.
03 - 07 October 2021
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3646 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 4904 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 8022 (2021)
Optica 8, 1359 (2021)
“A lot of us see the successful stories … but haven’t really understood that it’s not a straight path,” says 2020 Fellow Lynford Goddard.
Infinera's Optical Innovation Team, USA, has received the 2021 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award.
Applications for the Optica 2022 Senior Member Class are open. Nominate a colleague today!
Toshiba Europe Limited and University of Leeds researchers have developed a method that achieves quantum communication over long distances.
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3363 (2021)
Global Environmental Measurement & Monitoring
High-Brightness Sources and Light-Driven Interactions Congress
Abstract and Summary Submission Deadline:
21 December 2021
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J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 38, 1248 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, 3048 (2021)
15 - 20 May 2022
San Jose, California, USA
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Phase-shifted interferograms that were captured with a four-phase optical coherence microscopy setup.
Mantas Zurauskas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Optica Laser Congress
Biomed. Opt. Express 12, 6545 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 4506 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 8198 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 30272 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11(10) 3567 (2021)
Interference images of a window in soap bubbles of different sizes.
Samuel Pellicori, OSA Senior Member
Opt. Lett., 46, 17 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3056 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, G64 (2021)
Appl. Opt 60(28) 8875 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 23701 (2021)
The inside petal pattern of a flower, Shore Acres State Park, Oregon coast
[From 2018 OPN Photo Contest] —Robert Schalck, Senior Member (Emeritus)
Opt. Express 29(14), 21300 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38(9), 2517 (2021)
Today marks a historic day for OSA, as the organization changes its name to Optica, the society advancing optics and photonics worldwide.