Current OSSC Event
OSSC Online Event April 12, 2023
“Compound Semiconductor-on-Insulator: Integrated Photonics Beyond Silicon”
Dr. Galan Moody, Assistant Prof., ECE, UCSB
Our Outreach programs will begin again this Fall as schools resume normal operations.
Spring 2023 courses begin in Late March:
Go to the links above to learn more about the courses and programs.
15% discount for OSSC Members on all courses.
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.
Prof. Brian Monacelli, Ph. D.
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
SPIE Optical Engineering Journal
Special Section on Quantum Education
Quantum technician skills and competencies for the emerging Quantum 2.0 industry
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
Friends of OSSC Event
Our newsletter is back.
Recent Friends of OSSC Meeting
Optica Silicon Valley - Winter event
February 24, 2023, 3pm - 6pm
We were excited to have three leading experts, Mark Wade, Leah Kuritzky, and Robert Maher, and hear from them as they discussed their perspectives of the photonics and optics industry.
Optica Silicon Valley (web link)
Recent OSSC Meetings
OSSC Combined In-Person and Online Event March 15, 2023
"Laser-based gas analysis in a hollow core fiber-optic: land, sea, air, and space (from the bottom of our ocean to a moon of Saturn)”
Jason Kriesel, Ph.D., President, Guiding Photonics and Lead Scientist, OKSI
OSSC Combined In-Person and Online Event Feb 8, 2023
“Overview and Status of the Giant Magellan Telescope”
Breann Sitarski, Ph.D., GMTO
OSSC Combined In-Person and Online Event Jan 11, 2023
Recent Optical Instrument Development at Sensitic Technologies, LLC.
J. Kent Wallace, M.S.,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory and
Sensitic Technologies, LLC.
Pasadena City College
1570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
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.
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
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
Jason Mudge, PhD Adam Phenis, MS