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Related Organizations

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Government Organizations and National Laboratories

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

African Laser, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Sciences Network (LAM)

International Commission for Optics (ICO)

International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Academies

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Optoelectric Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA)


Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Universities and Educational Institutions

College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona

College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida (CREOL)

Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

NSF Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology, University of California, Davis

Photonics Advanced Research Center, Osaka University

Regional Organizations

Academia Mexicana de Optica

Australian Optical Society

Canadian Photonic Industry Consortium

Chinese Optical Society

European Optical Society

Hong Kong Optical Engineering Society

Korean Association for Photonics Industry Development

Photonics Society of Poland

Optical Society of Japan/Japanese Society of Applied Physics

Optical Society of Korea

Optics and Photonics Society of Singapore


Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Active Learning in Optics and Photonics (ALOP)

Engineers Without Borders

Excite Youth for Engineering, Science and Technology (EYEST)

Hands-On-Optics (HOO)

National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC)