June 2020

All-virtual CLEO: is this part of the ‘new normal’?

The all-virtual 2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-optic (CLEO) 18-22 May succeeded on many levels, erasing my doubts that such a meeting could take place via videoconferencing. The current global pandemic certainly presents major challenges to the way we live and work, but the impressively quick restructuring of CLEO 2020 from an event in San Jose, CA, U.S.A. to an all-virtual online meet...

Added: 08 Jun 2020


#ShutDownSTEM Day

The Optical Society (OSA) is joining academic institutions and science and engineering societies in the grassroots movement #ShutDownSTEM on Wednesday, 10 June in support of Black Lives Matter. We ask you to join us in this day-long focus on racism in our community through education, action, and healing.

Added: 09 Jun 2020


Covid-19 Impact on Optical Communications

The telecom market is expected to experience minimal growth by end of year despite a downturn due to the covid-19 pandemic. Lisa Huff, senior principal analyst, optical components, Omdia, UK. posits that the likelihood that the crisis will linger and trigger a global downturn in the sector is remote.

Added: 17 Jun 2020


OSA Industry Member Profile - Delta Optical Thin Film

OSA Industry Development Associates (OIDA) member Delta Optical Thin Film, Denmark, is the leading continuously variable filter manufacturer in the industry. Calling themselves “The Optical Filter Company,” Delta puts an emphasis on customization and the highest quality products.

Added: 18 Jun 2020