Starting a conversation about social issues in optics and photonics

Kimberli Bell, Taylor M. Cannon, Amira M. Eltony, Chhavi Goenka, Abigail L. Gregg, Nathaniel Hai, Danielle J. Harper, Helen Keshishian, Nichaluk Leartprapun, Haley L. Marks, David O. Otuya, Linhui Yu

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Science and society are inextricably entangled, but the discussion of social issues in optics and photonics is, at best, treated as peripheral to the field. A group of researchers, technicians, administrative staff, and clinical liaisons share how they came together to start a conversation recognizing these oft-disregarded issues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-288
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Physics
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 May 2024
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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