The basis of the activities of the Joint Laboratory of Optics (JLO) is performing scientific research in the areas of:
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.