Celebrating the United Nations International Year of Glass

Feb. 24, 2022
2022 has been declared the International Year of Glass by the United Nations—this media gallery showcases some recent optics and photonics achievements using this versatile material.

In 2021, the United Nations announced that 2022 will be celebrated as the International Year of Glass, with the goal of raising awareness about glass scientific, economic, and cultural importance. The optics and photonics industries certainly have plenty to brag about when it comes to uses of this versatile material.

Recognizing this, we at Laser Focus World would like to join in the celebration by highlighting some glass-use achievements weve covered this past yearclick through each image above for our picks.

(Is there an achievement we may have missed that you’d like to tell us about? Contact me!)

About the Author

Lee Dubay | Managing Editor

Lee Dubay is managing editor for Laser Focus World. She is a seasoned editor and content manager with 20 years of experience in B2B media. She specializes in digital/print content management, as well as website analytics, SEO, and social media engagement best practices. 

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