Uniting the Southern California Optics Community
The Optical Society of Southern California was founded in 1951 to increase and disseminate the knowledge of optics and closely allied sciences and to promote the mutual interests of investigators, organizations, teachers and students in these fields.
The February 2017 OSSC Newsletter
is now available for download:
Optical Engineering & Optical Instrument Design
Five (5) Spring courses begin in early April
1. Geometrical Optics
2. Introduction to Lens Design
3. Introduction to Lasers
4. Vibration Control for Optomechanical Systems
5. Introduction to Radiometry: The Propagation and
Measurement of Optical Radiant Energy
Dean's Outstanding Instructors Award - Dec 2016
Barbara Grant and Mary Turner with Dean Gary Matkin
These courses are part of the Certificate Programs in:
15% discount for OSSC Members on courses
Required for a Certificate.
(Discount does NOT apply to Electives and Prerequisite Courses.)
for more information contact:
Prof. Desiré Whitmore, Ph.D.
Volunteer to help with the "What is Light?" display at a Vital Link OC Career Exploration event at a local Middle or High School.
STEMbility is a group of Orange County college students with OSSC Fellow Donn Silberman as their Board President.
STEMbility provides workshops to high school students and teachers, coordinating with our friends at Vital Link OC at Irvine Valley College's Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP).
Next OSSC Meeting
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Nano-alignment as challenge and enabler for “Silicon Photonics”
Reception with light hors d'oeuvres:
$25 ($30 after 15 March)
OSSC Student Members $10 ($15 after 15 March)
Presentation without reception is FREE but registration is required due to limited capacity.
Parking: On your own
Recent Ventura OSA
Tuesday 21 February 2017
Imaging the Antikythera Mechanism
Cultural Heritage Imaging
Advanced Spectral Technology
94-A West Cochran Street
Simi Valley, CA 93605
Recent OSSC Meeting
Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Eye Surgery with Femtosecond Lasers
Director of Engineering, Applied Research
20511 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA
Last update: 23 February 2017