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Connecting Our Community

The Optica community collaborates to fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light.

Awards & Honors

Recognizing and celebrating distinguished achievements, leadership and service.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Uniting a diverse, international community of students, scientists, engineers and professionals.

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Early Career Professionals

Engaging those who have completed their highest degrees with training and benefits supporting their careers.

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Education Outreach

Bringing engaging hands-on experiments to help teach students about optics.

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Global Policy & Affairs

Advocating for policies and programs supporting the advancement of optics and photonics worldwide.

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Local Sections

Linking members to stay up to date and to take part in activities that benefit their community.

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Connecting students and chapters to resources and mentors indispensable for success.

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Technical Groups

Empowering networks of technical groups, local sections and student chapters with tools, forums and resources.

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Providing opportunities to give back to the community and advance your career.

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