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Noel Goddard


Noel Goddard, CEO, Qunnect


Women in Industry Spotlight

Noel Goddard is the CEO at Qunnect, the New York-based telecommunications company aiming to build hardware to transform telecommunications infrastructure into scalable quantum networks.

Goddard's LinkedIn profile states that she is "an investor, entrepreneur and interdisciplinary research scientist guiding an extraordinary team of innovators to realize the foundation of the quantum internet." The Optica team caught up with this inspiring leader to ask a few questions.

What currently excites you the most about working in the optics and photonics industry?
It's exciting to witness the large number of young entrepreneurs transitioning academic innovations into the commercial sector.

What career advice would you give your younger self?
[I would tell myself] Continue to take risks, and accept that disappointments are just part of the journey.

What is a hobby or passion of yours?
I love to cook, and New York City has an extraordinary variety of stores that stock authentic ingredients for any cuisine.



XM-ORC Series - Menlo Systems



Members in the News

XM-ORC Series of Optical Reference Cavities with Crystalline Mirrors – Menlo Systems

An unparalleled success story - Our 150th MLA Maskless Aligner installed – Heidelberg Instruments

Quside unveils the world's first Randomness Processing Unit – Quside

Energetiq Announces Business Unit Dedicated to EUV Light Sources – Energetiq Technology

EFFECT Photonics Partners with Fabrinet to Scale Production of Highly Integrated Optical Solutions – EFFECT Photonics

The new PLX high performance, compact LTHRXP is designed to help conquer space – PLX Inc.





New Optica Corporate Members
Welcome some of Optica's newest corporate members.

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Applied Materials





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of Bristol




Optica Market Update: Metamaterials & Metasuraces for Optics and RF



Optica Partners With Yole Group for 2023 Market Reports

Optica is pleased to share that we have partnered with the Yole Group for Industry Market Reports in 2023. Stay tuned for the latest insights on industry and more when we release these reports in the coming months.



2023 Optics & Photonics Calendar of Events



Optica Online Industry Meeting: Optical Fiber Sensing
28 February 2023

OFC Conference and Exhibition
05 – 09 March 2023
San Diego, California, USA

ITF Photonics Conference
05 March 2023
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California, USA

Optica Executive Forum at OFC
06 March 2023
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California, USA

Optica Laser Diodes Industry Summit at ficonTEC
21 – 22 March 2023
Achim, Germany

22 – 24 March 2023
Shanghai, China

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Photonics-Based Quantum Communication
28 March 2023




PIC International
18 – 19 April 2023
Brussels, Belgium

Optica Biophotonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences
24 – 27 April 2023
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Hyperspectral Imaging
25 April 2023

CLEO Conference and Exhibition
07 – 12 May 2023
San Jose, California, USA

Optica Photonics and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Industry Summit at EVG Group
23 – 24 May 2023
St. Florian am Inn, Austria

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Laser Welding
30 May 2023

Optica Design and Fabrication Congress
04 – 08 June 2023
Québec City, Québec, Canada

Optica Quantum 2.0 Conference and Exhibition
18 – 22 June 2023
Denver, Colorado, USA

27 – 30 June 2023
Munich, Germany

Optica RUMP Session and VIP Reception at LASER World of PHOTONICS
June 2023




Optica Advanced Photonics Congress
09 – 13 July 2023
Busan, Republic of Korea

Optica Sensing Congress
31 July – 03 August 2023
Munich, Germany

Optica Imaging Congress
14 – 17 August 2023
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Free Space and Optical Wireless Communication
29 August 2023




Optica Online Industry Meeting: Biosensing
26 September 2023

02 – 04 October 2023
Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Optica Executive Breakfast at ECOC
October 2023

Frontiers in Optics and
Optica Laser Congress
09 – 12 October 2023
Tacoma, Washington, USA

Optica Co-Packaged & Pluggable Optics Industry Summit at COBO
25 – 26 October 2023
Silicon Valley, California, USA

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Augmented and Virtual Reality
31 October 2023

Optica Quantum Industry Summit at LIGENTEC
14 – 15 November 2023
Lausanne, Switzerland

Optica Online Industry Meeting: OLED & MicroLEDs
21 November 2023


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