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Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus

Live 3D imaging is one of the hottest topics in optics today, transforming medical imaging capabilities and delivering the immersive experience behind augmented and virtual reality. During The Optical Society’s Light the Future centennial program in Heidelberg, Germany on 26 July, Dr. Joseph Izatt of Duke University and Microsoft’s Bernard Kress gave an insider’s...

Added: 12 Aug 2016


“Ask Me Anything” and They Did! My Dive into Reddit and Discussions on Today’s Optical Technologies

OSA President Alan Willner hosts an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit. 

Added: 02 Aug 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