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Mathematician, physicist and entrepreneur Stephen Wolfram chats with Optica Leadership

Stephen Wolfram, the computational innovator behind Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, joined Optica Leadership to discuss his career and his thoughts on technologies of the future.

Added: 12 Mar 2024

Optica celebrates World Engineering Day

From biophotonics and quantum computing to renewable energy and material science, optical engineers harness the power of light to change the world. We join UNESCO in celebrating the World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development and recognizing the contributions of the engineers of Optica who are shaping a brighter future.

Added: 04 Mar 2024

Synopsys to acquire Ansys

Two familiar names in the optical design software space are to join forces. Synopsys, which owns Code V, OptSim and other optical design tools, is acquiring simulation and analysis software developer Ansys, the firm behind the Speos, Zemax OpticStudio and Lumerical brands.

Added: 28 Feb 2024

Nobel Laureate Bill Phillips at Optica Leadership: Optics and the Quantum Reform of the Metric Syste

Nobel Laureate in Physics and Optica Honorary Member, known for laser cooling and trapping of atoms, joined the 2024 Optica Leadership Conference to cover measurement standards and how light plays a critical role in modern standards for time, distance, electrical current and more.

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