Image Credit: Kevin J. Mitchell, University of Glasgow, U.K.

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We're excited to introduce Optica, formerly OSA.

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20 September 2021

Portraits from top left to bottom right: Tatjana Pladere, Ian Walmsley, Lester A, Lee Sr., and Ling Fu
History

Celebrating the people of Optica

20 September 2021

A portrait gallery providing an extraordinary look at who we are and the innovation that emerges from our diversity.

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A collection of images highlighting the history of Optica, formerly OSA, from the October 2021 issue of OPN.
OPN

The Story of Optica

20 September 2021

A century-old society adopts a new name and brand—and looks ahead to the next 100 years.

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Optica Publishing Group

Label-free skin penetration analysis using time-resolved, phase-modulated stimulated Raman scattering microscopy

Biomed. Opt. Express 12, 6545 (2021)

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OPN | Image of the Week

Interferograms

Phase-shifted interferograms that were captured with a four-phase optical coherence microscopy setup.

Mantas Zurauskas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

OPN | Image of the Week

Soap Bubbles

Interference images of a window in soap bubbles of different sizes.

Samuel Pellicori, OSA Senior Member

Optica Publishing Group

Unsupervised learning polarimetric underwater image recovery under nonuniform optical fields

Appl. Opt. 60, 8198 (2021)

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Optica Publishing Group

All-dielectric thermonanophotonics

Adv. Opt. Photon. 13, 643 (2021)

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OPN | Image of the Week

Floral Optics

The inside petal pattern of a flower, Shore Acres State Park, Oregon coast

[From 2018 OPN Photo Contest] —Robert Schalck, Senior Member (Emeritus)

Optica Publishing Group

Single-photon avalanche diode imaging sensor for subsurface fluorescence LiDAR

Optica 8, 1126 (2021)

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Credit: Dirk C. Heinecke, SpaceTech GmbH

Events | Highlights

Test your skills in design, manufacturing, or measurement.

Optical Interference Coatings Conference
19 - 24 June 2022
Whistler Convention Center, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

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Outreach

Fujitsu, first company Diversity & Inclusion Advocacy Recognition w...

Fujitsu is recognized for moving beyond simple statements to truly champion diversity and inclusion polices and programs.

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Outreach

ICFO's wins the Diversity & Inclusion Advocacy Recognition

ICFO is recognized for their work to empower and promote diversity in order to enhance innovation, creativity and excellence.

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News

Optica Announces Election Results

Elections

Gerd Leuchs elected as Optica's 2022 Vice President; Judith Dawes elected 2022-2024 Director-At-Large.

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News

Virtual Histology Approach Lays Groundwork...

Opt. Lett., 46, 5153 (2021)

Obituary | News

In Memoriam: Valentin Gapontsev, 1939-2021

Valentin Gapontsev, Optica Fellow and founder, chairman, and former CEO of IPG Photonics (IPG), passed away on 22 October at the age of 82.

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News

Chip-Based Quantum Microcomb Creates Entanglement

FiO LS

At FiO LS, researchers will present a microcomb that can provide a scalable physical platform for continuous-variable quantum computing.

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Events | Registration Open

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Laser Congress
03 - 07 October 2021

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News

Quantum-Encrypted Information Transmitted Over Fiber

FiO LS

Toshiba Europe Limited and University of Leeds researchers have developed a method that achieves quantum communication over long distances.

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Events | Information

2022 Optics & Photonics Congresses and Topical Meetings

View the list of 2022 Optica Meetings, and request information for events of interest.

News | Research news

Mid-IR Pulses Create Terahertz Fields That...

Optica Laser Congress

Optica Publishing Group
| Optical Materials Express

Researchers Integrate Optical Devices Made...

Opt. Mater. Express 11(10) 3567 (2021)

News | Research news

New Technology Lays Groundwork for Large-S...

Opt. Lett., 46, 17 (2021)

News | Applied Optics

New Imaging System Reveals Solar Panel Def...

Appl. Opt 60(28) 8875 (2021)

News | Announcement

OSA Becomes Optica, the Society Advancing Optics and Photonics Worl...

Today marks a historic day for OSA, as the organization changes its name to Optica, the society advancing optics and photonics worldwide.

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News | Industry

New Powerful Laser Passes Field Test

Blog | Advocacy

Advocating for Optics and Photonics

Julia H. Majors, OSA Ambassador

While it may not seem like the work going on in Washington has a direct impact to the photonics community, that couldn’t be farther from the

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Events | News

Plenary Speakers Announced

Photonics in Switching and Computing
27 - 29 September 2021
Virtual event

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