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Welcome Members
Welcome New Members

OSSC welcomes Individual and Corporate
Members who joined (or rejoined) in the last 60 days.
 

We value your membership
and appreciate your support!

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Current OSSC Event

OSSC Combined In-Person and Online Event Dec 14, 2022

Tabletop Exhibits for Corporate Member Appreciation


“Frontiers of Laser Driven Advanced Accelerators”

Prof. Franklin Dollar, UC Irvine, Physics & Astronomy Dept.
Franklin Dollar

Zeus Laser Syst

 

Location will be at UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education Building

Directions & Parking


Registration coming soon.

 


Upcoming Outreach 

Our Outreach programs will begin again this Fall as schools resume normal operations. 

Outreach 



Professional Education


Winter 2023 courses begin in Early-January:

Go to the links above to learn more about the courses and programs.
15% discount for OSSC Members on all courses.
Email:  EngineeringSciences@ce.uci.edu
with confirmed OSSC Membership
to receive discount code.
UCI DCE Optics 10 yrs logo
The following courses are part of Certificate Programs in:
Optical Engineering and Optical Instrument Design
Recorded Information Session - August 2019
OSSC Fellow Donn Silberman was the guest speaker.


Pasadena City College
Laser Technology  Program

The first PCC LaserTech student cohort begins this Fall 2021 semester! Students completing the program in Laser Technology will learn the scientific principles of optics, fiber-optics, and lasers. Laser and Photonics Technology instructors lead hands-on, laboratory-driven classes, utilizing state-of-the-art industrial equipment, based on the industry-guided photonics curricula written by industry professionals. In addition to laboratory skills, students are offered one-on-one support and career advice, including résumé and LinkedIn profile building.

 
Additional Information

Prof. Brian Monacelli, Ph. D.

Recent Outreach 

Wed. October 5, 2022
Brown Bag Seminar at DRS Daylight Solutions

Introducing optics & photonics to undergraduate students - UC San Diego SPIE Student Chapter Officers - A video recording 


SPIE Optics & Photonics
San Diego Convention Center

Optics Education and Outreach VII


Oral Presentation - Donn Silberman

Quantum education and pathways: an open-source modifiable presentation to high school and college students

22 August 2022·11:30 AM - 11:50 AM |

Publications

SPIE Optical Engineering Journal
Special Section on Quantum Education

Quantum technician skills and competencies for the emerging Quantum 2.0 industry
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Mo Hasanovic; Chrys Panayiotou; Donn Silberman;
Paul Stimers; Celia Merzbacher

OE Vol. 61 Issue 08

KEYWORDS: Quantum computing, Quantum information, Quantum communications, Laser optics, Optical engineering, Fiber lasers, Superposition, Spectroscopy, Spectroscopes, Quantum physics


In Memoriam

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        Friends of OSSC Meetings

Photonics West
Sponsored by SPIE
28 January - 2 February 2023
San Francisco

Information and Registration

Recent OSSC Meetings

Combined In-Person & Webinar
Wed, Nov 16, 2022
“The Quantum Industry, Education & Outreach – an Overview”
by Donn Silberman & Doug Finke

Reception:  6:00pm   Dinner:  7:00pm  Presentation:  8:00pm


Donn Silberman

Doug Finke


In-Person Venue
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tustin Orange County

5011 Newport Ave., Tustin, CA  92780

   

OSSC Combined In-Person & Webinar
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
"Range-Compensating Lens: Application to LIDARs"

In-Person MKS Instruments  

1791 Deere Avenue
Irvine, CA 92606




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Jason Mudge, PhD                     Adam Phenis, MS



OSSC Combined In-Person & Webinar
Wednesday June 8, 2022
Start 6:00pm in-person; 7:30 pm online
"Polymer Optics Manufacturing and Applications"
Mr. Erik Fleming,
President and CEO, Diverse Optics
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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Eric Fleming

 

   

 

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Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting