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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!

Upcoming OSSC Meeting

OSSC Online Presentation
Jan 12, 2022 

Start - 6:30 pm Zoom

Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Exciton-Coupled Cyanine Dimers

Dr. Andrew H. MarcusCenter for Optical Molecular & Quantum Science, Univ. Oregon

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Professional Education

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The following courses are part of Certificate Programs in:
Optical Engineering and Optical Instrument Design
There was an Information Session - Monday 19 August
OSSC Fellow Donn Silberman was the guest speaker.
Winter 2022 courses begin in Early January:
Go to the links above to learn more about the courses and programs.
15% discount for OSSC Members on courses
Required for a Certificate.
Email:  Kadie Heck
with confirmed OSSC Membership
to receive discount code.

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.

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Recent OSSC Meetings

Combined OSSC In-Person and Online Presentation
Dec 8, 2021 
Start 6:00 pm in-person & 7:30 pm Zoom

'Alluxa's Plasma PVD: Versatile Solutions, Best in Class Optical Coatings'

Mike Scobey, CEO, Alluxa

In-Person Location:
The Pub at Fiddlers Green
Los Alamitos, CA

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Combined OSSC In-Person and Online Presentation
Nov 10, 2021 
Start 6:00 pm in-person & 7:30 pm Zoom

"Rotating Synthetic Aperture Imaging"

Dr. Joseph Green, JPL
In-Person Location:
Fellowship Hall, Sierra Madre Methodist Church
Sierra Madre, CA

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OSSC Online Webinar
Combined OSSC In- Person and Online Presentation
October 13, 2021 
Start 6:00 pm in person & 7:30 zoom

"Mirror Materials Selection: Space Mission Cost/Performance Impact"

Prof. Tony Hull,Univ. New Mexico

Announcement 13 Oct 2021   

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Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting