The Division of Laser Science
is a subunit of the American Physical Society
(APS) specifically concerned with the use of lasers,
the application of lasers in technology, and the
interests of the laser science community within
Promotes laser interests within the APS and represents such interests with other societies.
Sponsors awards and educational programs, including a Distinguished Traveling Lecturer Program aimed at other four-year institutons.
Sponsors the Interdisciplinary Laser Science (ILS) and cosponsors the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) Conferences.
Sponsors travel grants to the ILS and QELS for graduate students sponsored by DLS members
Sponsors research fellowships for undergraduate students sponsored by DLS members.