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Positive peers and the power of shared experiences

As emerging optics and photonics community leaders, Optica Ambassadors provide career advice, technical knowledge, and mentorship to students and early career professionals by supporting professional development events at meetings and engaging with their global communities. 

Added: 24 Jul 2023

Lasers on the Moon and beyond

Humans will soon return to the Moon, accompanied by photonics technology enabling communications capabilities unimagined 54 years ago during the first Moon landing. Free-space optical communications, where laser transmitter light is transmitted through open air or space, will be a cornerstone to upcoming space missions that have their eyes on the Moon and, later, Mars. 

Added: 10 Jul 2023

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