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Optical Science & Engineering

The Optical Science and Engineering (OSE) Program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) is jointly administered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We offer both the M.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree in Optical Science and Engineering.

Featured News

Professors Mafi and Sheik-Bahae

US Department of Defense grants major award for "Radiation-Balanced Lasers" research

April 11, 2016

On April 7, 2016, the US Department of Defense announced it will issue 23 awards totaling $162 million over the next five years to academic institutio ... [Read More]

Program News

Marek Osinski

International team's work will enable better understanding of optical transmitters

June 29, 2016

Five researchers on an international team have developed a new method of extracting information on the spectral broadening factor of laser diodes ... [Read More]

NM Governor Susana Martinez

NM Governor Announces UNM Funding

March 14, 2016

Four startups at the University of New Mexico, including three at the UNM’s Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM), were among six startup ... [Read More]

Professor John L. Hall, Nobel Laureate

Professor John L. Hall, Nobel Laureate, presents CHTM Distinguished Lecture

March 3, 2016

John L. Hall, Nobel Laureate in Physics; Fellow Adjoint, JILA; Senior Fellow Emeritus NIST; Lecturer, University of Colorado-Boulder, Physics Departme ... [Read More]

Research Professor Emeritus Petr G. Eliseev

Eliseev receives Lifetime Achievement Award from CHTM on his 80th birthday

February 3, 2016

Research Professor Emeritus Petr G. Eliseev celebrated his 80th birthday at CHTM on February 3, 2016. Many distinguished well-wishers gathered to shar ... [Read More]

New Quantum Optics track

September 15, 2015