What We Do
Optica (formerly OSA), Advancing Optics and Photonics Worldwide, is the society dedicated to promoting the generation, application, archiving and dissemination of knowledge in the field. Founded in 1916, it is the leading organization for scientists, engineers, business professionals, students and others interested in the science of light. Optica’s renowned publications, meetings, online resources and in-person activities fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate scientific, technical and educational achievement.
Learn more about Optica's Strategy
View the 2020 Optica Financial Report
Published in the September 2021 issue of Optics and Photonics News; Learn more about Optica's 2020 Milestones
Read the 2021 Optica Foundation Annual Report