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OSE Special Seminar by Dr. Boris Kiefer on “Materials Research and Education for a Better Future”

November 29, 2017

Where: CHTM, Room 101 When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  Abstract: Societies face many challen ... [Read More]

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OSE Special Seminar by Dr. Jani Oksanen on Energy and photon transport in thermophotonic devices

November 29, 2017

Where: P&A, Room 190 When: Monday, December 4, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  Abstract: Fundamentally, the possibility ... [Read More]

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Mandatory training required of ALL UNM students by December 2017

August 25, 2017

An in-person and interactive 1.5 hour training is required of ALL UNM students. It must be completed by December 2017, or future course registration c ... [Read More]

OSE Ph.D. & M.S. Defenses

November 29, 2017

View the announcements and the abstracts for the Ph.D. and M.S. defenses for the Optical Science & Engineering programs. ... [Read More]

Program News

Dr. Michael Trubetskov

OSE Special Seminar by Dr. Michael Trubetskov on Optical Multilayer Coatings for Ultrafast Lasers

November 7, 2017

Where: P&A, Room 190 When: November 10, 2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM  Abstract: Within the last two decades, dispersive dielect ... [Read More]

Dr. Armin Doerry

Dr. Armin Doerry of Sandia National Laboratories will be teaching a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) seminar at CHTM

October 31, 2017

Where: CHTM Room 101 When: November 3, 2017 10:30am - 3:30pm Abstract: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is a radar imaging mode that map ... [Read More]

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Guiding the random laser

October 25, 2017

At its most basic level, a random laser is precisely what its name implies; random. It’s random in the spectrum of light it produces and in the ... [Read More]


Mafi named 2018 Optical Society Fellow

October 18, 2017

 October 18, 2017 Arash Mafi, interim director of The University of New Mexico Center for High Technology Materials, has been named a 2018 O ... [Read More]

Mansoor Sheik-Bahae

Professors Sheik-Bahae and Brueck in Optics Letters top 100 article citations of all time

August 21, 2017

Optics Letters, an Optical Society of America Journal, celebrates its 40th anniversary by noting the 100 most highly cited articles published over the ... [Read More]

Acosta receives prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation award

Acosta receives prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation award

August 14, 2017

Congratulations to Victor Acosta, UNM Physics & Astronomy assistant professor and CHTM faculty member, upon receiving a Beckman Young Investigato ... [Read More]

New Quantum Optics track

September 15, 2015