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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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The Lightlens project has won the XVI edition of the Entrepreneurs 2020 awards in the category Best Business Idea.

Susana Marcos Celestino and María Josefa Yzuel Giménez, awarded the V Prize "Julio Peláez for Women Pioneers of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics"

In vivo measurement of shear modulus of the human cornea using optical coherence elastography

Offer of thesis projects for candidates for a FPU 2020 contract

The IST spectral portraits of the first order doubly periodic solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation

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Conference of Maria Luisa Rastello today December 3

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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