April 2024

Automated Scratch-Dig Inspection

Automated Scratch-Dig Inspection has become a critical need in the precision optics industry. Read the linked white paper for more information, and please join us at the 2024 APOMA Tech Workshop in New Orleans as Dr. Katie Dunn from Dioptic will talk about the need in greater detail! 

To read the white paper, please click HERE.

Call for Papers Open for the 2024 APOMA Tech Workshop!

The APOMA biennial Tech Workshop will be held in New Orleans, LA on October 8–11, 2024. Featuring two days of presentations from experts in the field sharing insights, advancements, and practical knowledge related to optics manufacturing, attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends, challenges, and solutions through engaging presentations and events. This workshop provides a unique opportunity for participants to exchange ideas, foster collaboration, and stay abreast of the rapidly evolving landscape of optical manufacturing. Attendance is only for APOMA members in good standing.

Attendees will also enjoy a tour of the LIGO Livingston, LA location which offers an awe-inspiring journey into the heart of gravitational wave detection. Visitors will experience firsthand the cutting-edge technology and precision engineering that make LIGO a forefront observatory. From the massive 4 kilometer arms of the interferometer to the intricate optics that detect minuscule spacetime ripples, the tour provides a captivating glimpse into the scientific marvel that is LIGO.

Registration will be opening soon, and we need your help to provide engaging and illuminating talks for this exclusive APOMA membership event!

Please click below for more information on submitting a paper topic:

Call for papers - DEADLINE 5/24/24!

Sponsorship opportunities are also available! Please click on the link below to view levels and benefits:

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities will close 6/28/24.