Optical Engineering & Optical Instrument Design
Spring courses begin in early April
OSSC Members receive a 15% discount on courses Required for a Certificate.
(Discount does NOT apply to Electives and Prerequisite Courses.)
Saturday, 30 January
IVC Hart Gymnasium
Demonstrations & Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The OSSC / OISC joined with IVC Photonics Program
USC Lasers4Ladies Event Featured on
Photonics Media's Light Matters Webcast
OSSC Corporate Member Photonics Media features the recent Lasers 4 Ladies event in their December Light Matters webcast. The event was organized by USC Professor Andrea Armani and held in October at USC. OSSC Vice President Ken Bates, member Rochelle Uhlenkott and OSSC friend Anna Wang supported the event with hands-on optics demos from Newport Corporation.
Light Matters is a six-minute long, monthly webcast featuring optics and photonics news. This month's show also features flat, dime-size, cameras, a consumer grade multispectral imager, and advances in solar cells... View the webcast.
Help Sparky Meet Kids
We are raising funds to secure the donation of "Sparky" the robot to our outreach partners at Vital Link of Orange County. They provide Career Exploration programs to local schools. You can learn more about "Sparky" on the new
Welcome New Members
Members who joined (or rejoined) in the past 60 days.
We value your membership and appreciate your support!
Next OSSC Meeting
10 February 2016
Freeform and Related Optical Systems
6:00: Networking & Social Hour
6:45: Dinner (Buffet, $35 for registration by
5 February, $40 after.
OSSC Student Members free before
5 February, $15 after)
Recent OSSC Meeting
13 January 2016
Advances in Quantitative
France Extends International Year of Light 2015 Celebrations Until June 2016
The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015) will be celebrated in France until 30 June 2016. Due to the large number of requests to organize events beyond 2015, the French IYL 2015 National Committee have decided to extend the IYL 2015 celebrations in the country six more months.... read more