The basis of the activities of the Joint Laboratory of Optics (JLO) is performing scientific research in the areas of:
The majority of the research is performed in teh framewokr of research projects. The outputs are published in the form od scientific publications or patents and other applied results.
JLO workers also guarantee and contribute to teaching in the following study programs:
A number of topics for bachelor, master and doctoral theses is offered.
Besides these main activities, JLO ensures also:
Comprehensive JLO history is contained in the article Multiple anniversary of the Joint Laboratory of Optics (In Czech) by dr. Malíšek.
To briefly introduce JLO, a short movie has been recorded at the opportunity of teh jubilee of the Faculty of Science.
A treatise by V. Malíšek and J. Bajer about the history of optics in Czech lands (in Czech) (1995) is also worth reading.