The History of OSA
ICO and Optica Acta
As early as 1948, optical physicists were looking at the Journal of the Optical
Society of America (JOSA) as a model publication. Drawing on OSA’s experience,
the International Commission for Optics hoped to start its own journal—which
would do for European optics what JOSA had done in the United States.
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