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The Optical Science & Engineering (OSE) Program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) is jointly administered by the optics faculty of the Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Electrical & Computer Engineering. M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Optical Science & Engineering are offered.

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Dr. Tara Drake

OSE Seminar by Dr. Tara Drake on Microresonator Optical Frequency Combs

September 10, 2019

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019  Time:  12:15 PM to 1:15 PM Location:  P&A, Room 190 Map to Physics: http://physics.unm.ed ... [Read More]

Dr. Robert Lieberman

SPIE Seminar Series by Dr. Robert Lieberman on Scientific Life Outside of the University and Optical Fiber Sensors: Submicron to Suprakilometer

September 5, 2019

SPIE Visiting Lecturer: Dr. Robert Lieberman President of Lumoptix, LLC, Former president of the SPIE, the international society for optics and photon ... [Read More]

Dr. Tito Busani

OSE Seminar by Dr. Tito Busani on Recent advancements of III-N materials in probe scanning lithography, microscopy and NSOM

September 3, 2019

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019  Time:  12:15 PM to 1:15 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/ ... [Read More]

Dr. Victor Acosta

OSE Seminar by Dr. Victor Acosta, OSE faculty member on Diamond Quantum Sensors

August 29, 2019

Date: Thursday, August 29th, 2019   Time: 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/ ... [Read More]

microsope_makers

OSE PHD Students Yasser Silani and Forrest Hubert Craft High Tech Microscope from Scratch

August 26, 2019

It took two years and a lot of trial and error but two researchers at The University of New Mexico Center for High Tech Materials (CHTM) have built "f ... [Read More]

James Philip Hendrie

Dissertation Defense by James Philip Hendrie on Tailored Frequency Comb Structures and Their Sensing Applications

August 11, 2019

Date: Monday, August 12th, 2019   Time:  9:30 AM Location:  CHTM, Room 103 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/map-dir ... [Read More]

OSE Ph.D. & M.S. Defenses

September 14, 2019

Program News

Arman Rashidi

OSE Dissertation Defense by Arman Rashidi on Carrier Dynamics in High-Speed III-nitride Light-Emitting Diodes for Visible-Light Communication

October 27, 2018

Date: Friday, November 02, 2018  Time:  2:00 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 103  Map to CHTM: http://chtm.unm.edu/about/map-di ... [Read More]

Dr. Zheshen Zhang seminar

OSE Seminar Joint with CQuiC with Dr. Zheshen Zhang on Quantum information science

October 22, 2018

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018  Time:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Location:  Physics, Room 190 Map to Physics: http://physics.unm.ed ... [Read More]

Dr. TJ Xia seminar

OSE Seminar with Dr. TJ Xia on High Speed and High Capacity Optical Transport Network

October 16, 2018

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon  Location:  CHTM, Room 101  Map to CHTM: http://chtm.unm ... [Read More]

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OSE Seminar with Dr. Avadh Saxena of LANL on Non-reciprocity and Broken Symmetry: From Photonics to Materials

September 21, 2018

Dr. Avadh Saxena of Los Alamos National Lab TItle: Non-reciprocity and Broken Symmetry: From Photonics to Materials Date: Wednesda ... [Read More]

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OSE Seminar with Dr. Diego Dalvit on Tailoring the Quantum Vacuum

September 14, 2018

OSE Seminar Series Dr. Diego Dalvit of the Theoretical Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory Title: Tailoring the Quantum Vacuum Date:  We ... [Read More]

OSE Seminar with Alumni, Dr. Scott Diddams of N.I.S.T. on Synthesizing Light

September 6, 2018

Synthesizing Light   Dr. Scott A. Diddams National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO USA scott.diddams@nist.gov Joint OSE Semi ... [Read More]

New Quantum Optics track

September 15, 2015

Thursday, September 19
12:15 PM-1:15 PM at P&A, Room 190
Dr. Nathan Jackson
UNM Physics and Astronomy Dept.

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Optical Science & Engineering presents a series of talks focused on the latest research in the field of optics. Speakers include worldwide experts from academia, industry and national laboratories as well as UNM faculty. The entire series is available as a course for UNM credit.

The Optical Science and Engineering Program at the University of New Mexico is seeking Corporate Partners to launch new initiatives. We have an exciting opportunity for our industry partners to directly contribute to our success through donations. These financial contributions will ensure the success of the OSE program and its graduates for years to come.

Graduate Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
Funds will be used to support a Graduate Student in the Optical Science and Engineering Program.
Arthur Guenther Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
Funds will be used to support a Graduate Student in the Optical Science and Engineering Programs.
Distinguished Lectureship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
The intent of the fund is to conduct an annual lectureship in Optical Sciences.