2016 Optics and Photonics Winter School and Workshop

First Inaugural Winter School and Workshop a Success

Learn more about an education in optics with the free online Winter School lecture videos.


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OSC Meinel Building Donor Wall

Interviews with Those Making a Difference

In our new Etendue series, accomplished associates share their stories in their own words.


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College of Optical Sciences: Lighting the Future

Watch the video and learn how OSC is the leading program in all aspects of the science and application of light.


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OSC Colloquium Lecture Series

OSC Colloquium Lecture Series

A dynamic forum for the interchange of ideas in all areas of optics. Students, faculty and the public are invited to attend.


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Research Specialties

The research at OSC encompass all aspects of light. Find out the latest developments from within OSC's four specialties.


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6.5 meter mirror arrived at OSC's Engineering & Fabrication Facility

Largest Mirror in OSC History Arrives

Weighing over 33 tons, the 6.5M mirror was rotated 60 degrees and lowered into the Optical Engineering and Fabrication Facility.


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ACCEPTING GRADUATE PROGRAM APPLICATIONS

The College of Optical Sciences is currently accepting applications for the M.S. and Graduate Certificate programs.


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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences is one of the premier educational and research institutions in optics and photonics worldwide. We focus on educating outstanding students with a broad foundation in all areas of optics and on providing practical experience and highly competitive technical skills. Our research program spans from optical engineering to fundamental optical physics, from photonics to image science, and provides unique opportunities to pursue cutting-edge applications of optics in real systems. Our graduates become professors, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, working in academia, industry, government and business around the globe.

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