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OSA Enabled by Optics Contest

Contest Winners Announced!


Company Winner: Consumer Physics

Consumer Physics for SCiO the world’s first molecular scanner that fits in the palm of your hand, enabling applications in health/fitness, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, agriculture and beyond.

Winning Entry, Video and Background Information


Student Winner: Team from Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courtney Krafczyk, Rebecca Holmes, Michelle Victora, Jia Jun Wong, and Sheldon Scot Schlie for “The Optics of Fingerprint Sensors

The winning video explains the optical technology behind identifying the distinguishing ridges and valleys in a person’s fingerprint.

About the Contest

The OSA Enabled by Optics Contest seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in furthering innovation and positively impacting society.  Read the company submissions and watch the student videos to learn more about how optics impacts our world and the critical role it plays in everyday life.

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