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Where light and glass meet.

The United Nations has declared 2022 the International Year of Glass. Throughout the year, we will celebrate the role of glass in science, art and sustainable development.

Optical Materials Express
Explore the Feature Issue in Optical Materials Express.

Highlighting the advances that have made optical glass components critical to a diverse range of optical systems.
Reflect on the role of glass in optics and society.

Read our blog post on the intersections between glass, science and development.
Join the global celebration at

Visit the official celebration site.

Optical Fiber: Through the Looking Glass
Discover "Optical Fiber: Through the Looking Glass."

Read the article in Optics & Photonics News from Optica Fellow John Ballato.

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