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Institute of Photonics combines all research and education in optics and photonics at the University of Eastern Finland. It provides a unique combination of expertize and facilities on photonics.

Institute of Photonics belongs to the Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN) Flagship.

Institute of Photonics is also core for Photonics Research Community (RC) at UEF, which carries out the university’s strategically significant interdisciplinary research and education.

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  • January 11th 2021: Our Early Stage Researcher Dipanjan Das has posted an image to The Optical Society (OSA) by taking a Wine glass Caustics picture during the Christmas celebrations and have got the title of ‘Image of the Week’ under the section ‘Striking images of optics and photonics, contributed by OPN readers’.