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

We value your membership
and appreciate your support!


Left: Dr. Murty Mantravadi demonstrates his Optricks!    Right: Children play with home made telescopes.
The OSSC typically supports several outreach events each year.  If you would like to volunteer to help on a project or event, please contact OSSC Outreach Chair or any member of the Outreach Committee
Recent Outreach Events                               Outreach Photo Albums


Left: Families participating on an OSSC Optricks Day.                Right: Children study the LED integrating sphere designed
                                                                                                    and fabricated out of a spherical cake pan by Mark Helmlinger.
LED Integrating Spheres, fabricated by Mark, are available from the OSSC at a nominal cost.  Information about building your own is available on the OSSC Education page.


More photos of Southern California Optics Outreach events can be viewed at: OISC - Photo Galleries
Educational presentations and other materials are available using the link below.

Education Page

The OSSC receives generous support towards Educational Outreach from both OSA and SPIE.

Corporate Address:  14271 Jeffrey Road, Suite 136
Irvine, California 92620
The OSSC is a non-profit 501(C)3 tax exempt corporation.
The OSSC does NOT endorse candidates for public office or contribute to political candidates or campaigns.

Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting