Congratulations to James Kafka, Spectra-Physics/MKS, USA; Julie Sheridan Eng, Coherent Corp, USA; and Ulrike Fuchs, asphericon GmbH, Germany.
18 October 2022
17 November 2022
How a scientist from Tokyo became one of the most prolific hologram artists in the world.
19 October 2022
Donna is recognized for her pioneering research, exemplary leadership and exceptional service.
Optica strongly condemns the invasion of Ukraine by the Government of the Russian Federation and supports our community in Ukraine.
Opt. Mater. Express 12, 4665 (2022)
Information gleaned from the optical analysis of diatom shells might one day improve a variety of light-based devices and components
Rousset is honored for his visionary investment in the optics industry in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.
Announcing the recipient of the Herbert Walther Award, Rainer Blatt, for his contributions to quantum science and leadership in the field.
Join us on 28 Nov. at 20:00 (EST, UTC−05:00) for an insightful discussion with Prof. John Bowers, a renowned expert in integrated photonics.
Optica Foundation Challenge winners are working to solve environmental challenges: Improving CO2 monitoring, water sensing & thermal power.
Co-located meetings focus on advanced solid-state laser, laser applications and applications for sensing and free space communications.
Optica 9, 1163
Femtosecond lasers used to fabricate ultrathin mirrors for space telescopes that capture high-energy space events
Menlo, Hamamatsu Photonics and Thorlabs partner with the Optica Foundation to establish the Theodor W. Hänsch Prize in Quantum Optics.
[Image: J. Zhao, Nanjing University]
Leica Microsystems's team is recognized for their impactful work to improve the outcomes of ophthalmic surgeries .
A postdoctoral researcher talks about his work in fiber optics.
Individual and organizational awards recognize efforts to increase diversity and inclusivity
Multi-year deals will enable authors to have ongoing access to read and to publish in leading optics journals
Credit: Karen Severin, CA, USA,
Three prisms lit up by sunlight passed through a beam splitter.
[Image: Courtesy of S. Kim]
OPN talks with Sejeong Kim, a co-author of the book Things I Wish I Knew Before Graduate School 2.
New ink formulation enables two-photon laser printing to fabricate dynamic, complex yet tiny structures.
C. Spiegel (Heidelberg University). Adapted from Y. Jia et al., Adv. Funct. Mater. 2207826 (2022); CC BY 4.0
Opt. Mater. Express 12, 4299 (2022)
New approach creates metamaterials that are light, thin and flexible
The Amplify Optics Immersion Program will host 50 Black physics & engineering students to explore research & career opportunities at FiO LS.
C. Silberhorn et al. / Paderborn Univ.
Polarized-light image of crystals formed after heating an ethanol-and-water solution containing L-glutamine and beta-alanine
Justin Zoll, Justin Zoll Photography, Ithaca, NY, USA, [Nikon Small World 2020 Photomicrography Competition, 13th place]
This unique in-person event will feature presentations from Microsoft, Google, Meta, Intel, NVIDIA, Arista, Juniper Networks, and more.
Biomed. Opt. Express 13, 5628 (2022)
Portable and easy-to-use NIR system provides quantitative tumor depth information
Company specializing in control software for quantum technology has expanded its Black Opal platform to serve large companies building “quan
French industrial firm hopes merger will open opportunities in autonomous systems, navigation, quantum and other areas.
Opt. Lett. 47, 20 (2022)
3D laser printing approach replace bulky optics with inexpensive microscopic devices
A new issue of Optics & Photonics News is available.
Opt. Lett. 47, 4036 (2022)
Biomed. Opt. Express 13, 5202 (2022)
Credit: Mark Douvidzon, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
A liquid oil droplet in water with light trapped inside. An optical fiber (diagonal
line) launches light inside a droplet.
Announcing the 2022 recipient of the Optica Treasurer's Award, Kari Apter, for her service to the community!
Applied Optics, 61, 8540 (2022).
Chemical-specific emissions information poised to aid development of greener airplane engines and fuels
Optica Fellows Chennupati Jagadish, Adrian Podoleanu and Sergei Turitsyn are elected fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Opt. Express 30, 37554 (2022)
New technology could offer a double safeguard to guard against counterfeiting
How a woman from Colombia overcame obstacles to become a leading theoretical physicist & develop the world’s most accurate atomic clock
Optica, 9, 1100 (2022)
Simplified optoretinography approach makes measuring retinal function easier and faster
Opt. Express 30, 36651(2022)
Optica announces an $800,000 gift to fund an endowed position at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics.
Optica will host special events at the upcoming European Conference on Optical Communications.
2013 Optica President and 2018 Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland is recognized with the 2022 Golden Goose Award.
Leaders from Arista Networks, Corning Incorporated, and Vodaphone Ghana take the stage 07 March 2023 in San Diego, California.
Opt. Lett. 47, 4802 (2022)
New design saves cost and space, could lead to compact light-based computer processors
Opt. Express 30, 35232 (2022)
Advance could lead to more environmentally friendly rocket fuels