July 2016

Applied Industrial Optics Day 4

The final day of AIO 2016 kicked off with...

Added: 29 Jul 2016


Applied Industrial Optics Day 3

Day 3 started with...

Added: 28 Jul 2016


Making the unimaginable possible.

AIO Young Professional, Sogol Borjian, interviews Nicole Reader about the intersection of fashion and optics. Ms Reader is an invited speaker at AIO 2016.

Added: 27 Jul 2016


Applied Industrial Optics Day 2

The first session of AIO on Day 2, “ID Photonically”, was opened by...

Added: 27 Jul 2016


Applied Industrial Optics Day 1

OSA’s Imaging and Applied Optics Congress kicked off with the...

Added: 25 Jul 2016


Successful meeting in Vancouver. Looking forward to seeing you in Advanced Photonics 2017 in New Orl

It is great to attend a meeting with specific focus on certain topics as Advanced Photonics, since it is... 

Added: 25 Jul 2016


Working In Optics

The career event “Working in Optics in Berlin” took place on 15 June at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and was funded by the OSA Ambassador Program. It was organized by Aline Dinkelaker, OSA Ambassador, and the student chapter BerlinOptik. More than 80 participants registered to attend the event, with participants from each of the three universities in Berlin as well as from...

Added: 25 Jul 2016


Exposing Science to Those All Around

The Oxford Optics and Photonics Society (OxOPS) joined forces with the Oxford Hands-on-Science (OxHOS) society to realise an unprecedented Science roadshow in the UK. A tour in Oxfordshire (first week) and South Wales (second week) visiting schools and public venues with plenty of Science experiments was carried out with massive success! Thanks to the OSA Centennial Special Events Grant, the...

Added: 19 Jul 2016


Keeping a Tradition

Each year the NES/OSA participates in several outreach events to demonstrate the role optics plays in everyday life. Sharing knowledge of optics applications has been an ongoing effort since the mid-1970s evolving over time. Our current approach is to join public STEM EXPOs and Science Fairs. Massachusetts has a statewide system of science fairs split into six regions. Each region hosts middle...

Added: 19 Jul 2016


Capture Science

We ran a community photo competition called “Capture Science - Earth, Space and Weather” as a sequel to the IYL “Luminescence” photo competition, where we asked entrants to explore the science of the incredible world around us through a photo and accompanying caption explaining the underlying scientific concept(s). Almost 200 entries were received across four age...

Added: 19 Jul 2016