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Optica

About Us

Optica, formerly OSA, the society advancing optics and photonic worldwide, is a leader of excellence, delivering high-quality scientific and technical information that is authoritative, accessible and archived.

The new brand, Optica, builds on our history of discovery and innovation. Since 1916, the society has been the world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide. Optica currently serves 432,000 customers from 181 countries.

Our mission is to promote the generation, application and archiving of knowledge in optics and photonics and to disseminate this knowledge worldwide. The purposes of the Society are scientific, technical and educational. Our commitment to excellence and long-term learning is the driving force behind all its initiatives.

We are world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide to foster and promote technical and professional development. Through our publications, events and services, we help to advance the science of light by addressing the ongoing need for shared knowledge and innovation.

Optica was founded more than 100 years ago as The Optical Society of America and has evolved into a global enterprise serving a worldwide constituency. Learn more about our new brand.

 

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2010 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036, USA

Chad Stark
Executive Director, Optica Foundation
cstark@optica.org
+1 202.416.1907
Genaro Montanez
Chief Membership Engagement Officer
gmontanez@optica.org
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