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Institute of Optics
"Daza de Valdés"
(IO-CSIC)




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 Radiation Measurements, Light-Matter interaction, Non-linear Dynamics of Optical Systems, Nanophotonics and Optical Communications.

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Scientific news

IO-CSIC scientists lead the first comparison of measurements of the bidirectional reflectance distribution function with subsurface scattering component (BSSRDF) between metrology laboratories.

Scientifics manufacture semi-transparent and efficient Kesterite solar cells with wide bandgap energy

The project “Harnessing Vision Science to Overcome the Critical Limitations of Artificial Neural Networks” has been one of the 5 projects selected in the Fundamentals Program of the BBVA Foundation

Tunable light emission from Bi- and V-doped borosilicate glasses for application in white light-emitting diodes.

Perfect absorption with overlapping electric and magnetic lattice resonances in periodic arrays of metalloelectric nanostructures


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Other news

Recognition from the Spanish Engineering Institute to Antonio Corrons

A video on nanophotonics and a book on vision, ex aequo awards for the Emitted Photon 2024; in the Absorbed Photon also an ex aequo award for the IES Leonardo da Vinci and the Institut de l’Arboc.

Two colleagues from the Institute of Optics obtain two awards in the 1st edition of the CSIC Transfer and Entrepreneurship awards.

Predoctoral contract opportunity for research in vision and artificial intelligence in the v4nn Project that is within the foundations program of the BBVA foundation

Thursday, April 25, scientific coffee with Juan Pedro Adrados

Irene Solana Ramírez, third Focus Prize 2022-2023 for her Master’s thesis dedicated to laser processing of gold-doped glasses with plasmonic response.


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