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Institute of Optics
"Daza de Valdés"

Founded in 1946, it is included in the Area of Physical Sciences and Technologies of Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the Spanish National Research Council.

The institute of Optics is part of CSIC's network of research centres.

Our scientific objectives include every aspect of Optics and Photonics, with particular emphasis in areas such as Oftalmic and Physiological Optics, Image Processing, Optical Metrology, Light-Matter interaction, Non-linear Dynamics of Optical Systems, Nanophotonics and Optical Communications.

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CSIC and Editorial Catarata present “Descubriendo la luz. Experimentos divertidos de Óptica”.

Seminar: Transporte de electrones de baja energía en gases moleculares

Colloquium: Femtoscopia: Láseres ultrarrápidos para observar y manipular reacciones químicas

The IO is part of the new network of the Spanish Center of Metrology and Associated Laboratories

The candle, made by the IO in Spain, reformulated in the new SI

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XXIX Introductory Course to Research in Optics April, 25th-26th 2019

Course: Procesado automático de imagen microscópica, Ciudad Real, 2019

Course "Microscopía y aplicaciones" 2019

Course of scientific experiments for teachers

Course - Adaptive Optics in Visual Optics and Biophotonics, March 21-22, 2018

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Instituto de Óptica "Daza de Valdés"
C/ Serrano, 121
28006 Madrid (España)
Tel: 915 616 800 / Fax: 915 645 557
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
C/ Serrano, 117
28006 Madrid (España)
Tel.: 915 855 000 / Fax: 914 113 077
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