CREOL | The College of Optics & Photonics
Welcome to CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, a world leader in education, research, and industrial partnership. Optics and photonics is the science and technology of light: lasers, LEDs, LCDs, optical fibers, and imaging systems for applications in industry and medicine. Learn more by exploring this website, and visit us to see our facilities and meet our faculty, staff, and students.


Paper by Professors Rodrigo Amezcua, Gufang Li and Axel Schülzgen published in
Nature Photonics
Single-mode fibres with low loss and a large transmission bandwidth are a key enabler for long-haul high-speed optical communication and form the backbone of our information-driven society. However, we are on the verge of reaching the fundamental limit of single-mode fibre transmission capacity.


The American Ceramic Society installs Richardson as 2014–2015 president
Michael Mielke receives the 2014 UCF Professional Achievement Award
A paper by Professor Demetri Christodoulides and others published in Nature Photonics
CREOL Industrial Affliates are in the news.


Friday, November 21, 2014 2:00 PM
Seminar "Space-Division Multiplexed Transmission over Few-Mode-Fiber" by Dr. Nicolas Fontaine
Friday, November 21, 2014 11:00 AM
Seminar: "Novel femtosecond lasers for driving attosecond generation" by Dr. Zhiyi Wei
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 PM
SPIE Student Chapter Faculty Talk Series: "How Did We Get Here? And what does the past tell us about the future?(surprisingly little, but it is all we have)" by Dr. Lawrence Shah
Friday, November 14, 2014 12:00 PM
Distinguished Seminar Series: "Field-Effect Liquid Crystal Displays, LC-Materials & Optical Alignment of LCs" by Martin Schadt
Save the date Industrial Affiliates Symposium
March 12 - 13, 2015
"Advances in Optics & Photonics"
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