Optica Community

Discover the values and diversity of Optica through extraordinary life stories.

Learn more about inspirational members of our community who are driving the latest innovations around the world

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The (Atomic) Clockmaker

How a woman from Colombia overcame obstacles to become a leading theoretical physicist and develop the world’s most accurate atomic clock.

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What Doesn't Kill Me

How a fascination for light helped a young quantum physicist survive war-torn Iran and find belonging among an international community of scientists.