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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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Distributed sensing of microseisms with submarine dark fibers

"Physics, Innovation and Technology" award from the Royal Spanish Society of Physics to Carlos Dorronsoro

"Optics and light: from astronomy to the eye" By Susana Marcos

The CSIC joins the Salamanca Science Week with the exhibition ‘A Universe of Light’ at the Casa de las Conchas

Imitating the morphology of animals and plants for improving materials

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Introduction to Amateur Astrophotography - 24/01/2020

Conference of Maria Luisa Rastello today December 3

Seminar on ‘Optical Design in Vision’ IOSA

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Courses in the Instituto de Óptica
Segunda convocatoria de los Premios Fot—n

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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