Imaging and analysis of molecules in nano-resolution: plasmonics can make it!
Tuesday, November 16, 3:30 PM, Physics and Astrophysics 102
Wavefront, the SPIE Student Newsletter, includes a brief article about the recent 2009 Stanford University Photonics Retreat.
Presented by SPRC and the Stanford Optical Society. Thursday, March 1, 12 PM - 1 PM, Nano 317. Space is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch will be provided to participants.
The United States Department of Commerce is seeking technical experts to review grant proposals for broadband funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as the stimulus bill).
The Student Chapter at the University of Maryland is hosting the first IONS Conference in North America. The conference will be held on Sep 24-26. Nobel Laureate William D. Phillips and OSA President Thomas M. Baer will give keynote talks. Registration has been extended to August 31st.
The Stanford OSA Student Chapter was one of five chapters worldwide to win the OSA Recruitment Contest for 2010-2011!
Join us for a special seminar by Intel Fellow Dr. Mario Paniccia, Director of the Intel Photonics Technology Laboratory!
The latest issue of the SPIE Student Newsletter, "Wavefront" is now available!
Special Seminar: Sangeeta Chakrabarti (Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France), Thursday, June 16, 4:15 PM, Nano 232
CONTROLLING METAMATERIALS WITH LIGHT,
Special Seminar - Dr. Robin Huang (TeraDiode Inc.) - Wednesday, November 2, 4:15 PM, Physics and Astrophysics 102
Direct diode lasers with comparable beam quality to fiber, CO2, and solid state lasers Dr. Robin Huang TeraDiode, Inc. Refreshments at 4 PM
A news article describing IONS NA-3 held recently at Stanford was featured in SPIE's Wavefront Student Newsletter.
Join your fellow optics and photonics colleagues for a welcome back BBQ in the Ginzton Courtyard!
The Stanford Photonics Research Center (SPRC) 2009 Annual Symposium entitled "Extreme Lasers" will be Sept 14-16, 2009 at Stanford University. For more info, visit http://photonics.stanford.edu.
Thursday, May 24, 2012, 1 PM - 2 PM
The Stanford OSA Chapter has won the 2009-2010 OSA Student Recruitment Contest!
We have a new, easy-to-remember, web address: http://photons.stanford.edu
Stanford Student / SPIE Member Min-Chieh Ho wins SPIE 2009-2010 Scholarship!
June 7, 2011 marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Stanford Student Chapter of OSA. Highlighting a long history of service, outreach, and recruitment, CEO Elizabeth A. Rogan sent the following congratulatory letter:
The big world of tiny fibres
In celebration of summer, join your colleagues for an informal BBQ in the Ginzton Courtyard atr 4pm!
Look for David Shenkenberg's article "Student Chapters Light the Way for Young Investigators" in your February 2009 issue of Photonics Spectra! Stanford and Duke University student chapters are featured in a 3-page spread.
View a LIVE webcast from the IONS-NA Conference in College Park, MD
On Friday, May 28th 2010, the Stanford Optical Society elected a new executive board to lead the organization through the 2010-2011 academic year.
Join us for (or volunteer at) Science Educators Day on September 15th, 2009 (6-8pm) at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University
Check out the August 2009 issue of The "Wavefront", the SPIE Student Services Newsletter. Note the publicity of the Stanford International Student Photography Contest!
AT&T Park will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with this FREE science extravaganza on Saturday November 3rd 11AM-4PM. Last year, more than 21,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. With more than 150 exhibits, there is something for everyone to unleash their inner scientist.
Splash is the program that brings high school and middle school students from everywhere to Stanford’s campus for a two-day learning extravaganza. Classes are taught by Stanford undergraduates, graduate students, and other community members. Stanford Optical Society will be teaching a class on Nov. 4, sign up! http://www.stanfordesp.org/
Want to get more involved with the Stanford Optical Society next year? Help host seminars, plan social activities and BBQs, volunteer at K-12 outreach events, or organize the Photonics Retreat! We will be holding our annual elections next Thursday, May 19, 12:15 PM, in Nano 317. Lunch will be served. Anyone that is interested can get involved, either on a committee or as an executive board member.
Silicon Electronic Photonic Integrated Circuits in Future Computing and Networking Systems
We are excited to announce the 2009-2010 Stanford OSA/SPIE Executive Planning Team, elected on May 27th, 2009.
The winners of the 2010 International Student Photo Competition are announced! This year we received over 280 entries from many countries across the world!
Register by Feb. 12 for our biggest annual event
On the heels of our SPIE Best Student Chapter Website 2008 award from Optics & Photonics, we have revamped the structure and look of our site.
Visit the SPIE Photonics West website for a list of special events for SPIE members. Be sure to take advantage of free courses for SPIE students, a talk by the AWESOME PHD COMICS creator Jorge Cham, and more!
View the 2009 summer issue of the OSA Focal Point Newsletter for local sections and student chapters.
Join your fellow optics and photonics colleagues for a welcome back BBQ at 5pm on the Mudd Chemistry Building Lawn! Meet old and new friends and learn more about our dynamic student chapter.
The Integration of Silicon Photonics & VLSI Electronics for Computing Systems Intra-connect
Stanford students -- sign up today for the Stanford University Photonics Retreat, April 8-10, at the Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA!
We are pleased to announce that registration for the IONS North America Conference (IONS NA-3) at Stanford University (Northern California, US), is now open! This conference will be held on October 13-15, 2011 with the opening reception held on the evening of Thursday, October 13th. IONS will end the day before the OSA Student Leadership Workshop and the opening of the Frontiers in Optics Conference in San Jose (20 miles south). Enjoy this opportunity to attend both events in one trip!
Friday, June 25 @ 4PM Ginzton Courtyard
The February 2010 issue of the SPIE Student Wavefront Newsletter is now available. Our International Photography Competition is mentioned!
SPRC was featured in an online video segment "Science meets innovation at Stanford Photonics Research Center" on physicsworld.com
Membership chair Lana Lau tells about the exciting recruitment events going on in our chapter!
Product Engineering at JDSU
Register NOW for what promises to be one of the most popular events of the year: an exclusive tour and reception at the LLNL National Ignition Facility!
The Stanford Optical Society is co-hosting a mixer with the OSA Northern California Local Section at 6:30 on Tues. Feb. 8 in the GCC Havana Room.
We will be hosting a luncheon with resident SPRC executive director and entrepreneur Tom Baer. Likely discussion topics include careers in photonics, photonics startups and industry, as well as latest biophotonics research topics.
Tuesday, January 26, 5:15 PM Ginzton Lab, AP 200 Topic: The Bright Future of Sub-Wavelength Photonics: From Light Manipulation to Quantum Levitation at the Nanoscale
We are excited to have our first large outreach event of the calendar year planned on Sunday, February 8th: "When I Grow Up . . ." Girls Go Tech Career Exploration at Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland.
We have begun using Twitter to communicate during Photonics West and at our 2009 events. We'll use this for quick time-sensitive announcements & reminders - mostly @ conferences & while we're @ our events away from our computers!
Thursday, Oct 28, 4:15 PM, Hewlett 102 -- James Schuck (LBNL)
Despite the rain, over 2,000 people attended the East Bay Mini Maker Faire. Thanks to Nick Leindecker, Ross Audet, and Kristen Boucher for helping out at our first outreach event this year, it was a great success!
Read about the retreat in OSA's newsletter for local sections and student chapters.
Lensfree On-Chip Microscopy and Tomography Toward Telemedicine Applications
Frequency comb spectroscopy - from IR to XUV
Interested in optics and the Stanford Optical Society? Learn how to get involved in our chapter! When: Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5pm Where: Paul Allen Bldg. Patio