Fun outreach in OpticsPhysics League

  1. V. Gonzalez-Fernandez 1
  2. F. Hevia 2
  3. B. G. del Rio 2
  4. L. Sanchez-Tejerina 2
  5. D. Mateos 1
  1. 1 Asociación sin ánimo de lucro Physics League, BS005, Facultad de Ciencias, Paseo de Belén 7, CP 47011, Valladolid, España
  2. 2 Universidad de Valladolid
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    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01fvbaw18

Revue:
Óptica pura y aplicada

ISSN: 2171-8814

Année de publication: 2020

Volumen: 53

Número: 1

Type: Article

DOI: 10.7149/OPA.53.1.51036 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAccès ouvert editor

D'autres publications dans: Óptica pura y aplicada

Indicateurs

Cité par

  • Scopus Cité par: 0 (31-01-2024)
  • 'Web of Science' Cité par: 0 (19-10-2023)
  • Dimensions Cité par: 0 (05-01-2024)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Año 2020
  • Impacto SJR de la revista: 0.147
  • Cuartil mayor: Q4
  • Área: Engineering (miscellaneous) Cuartil: Q4 Posición en el área: 399/648
  • Área: Mechanical Engineering Cuartil: Q4 Posición en el área: 651/1051
  • Área: Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials Cuartil: Q4 Posición en el área: 311/572
  • Área: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics Cuartil: Q4 Posición en el área: 224/331

Scopus CiteScore

  • Año 2020
  • CiteScore de la revista: 0.6
  • Área: Engineering (miscellaneous) Percentil: 21
  • Área: Mechanical Engineering Percentil: 16
  • Área: Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials Percentil: 9
  • Área: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics Percentil: 8

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Año 2020
  • JCI de la revista: 0.07
  • Cuartil mayor: Q4
  • Área: OPTICS Cuartil: Q4 Posición en el área: 113/115

Dimensions

(Datos actualizados a fecha de 05-01-2024)
  • Citas totales: 0
  • Citas recientes (2 años): 0

Résumé

The outreach activities related to Optics and Photonics carried out by the non-profit association Physics League are presented. Physics League is located at the Science Faculty of the University of Valladolid, and is formed by young scientists and bachelor students. The key features of the activity carried out by the association are: 1) the interaction of the public with the experiments, in contrast with mere demonstration; 2) the setting of the experiments in a universe or story, real or fictional, which the public might feel identified with or attracted to; and 3) the use of uncommon staging such as theatrical plays or escape rooms. The great impact of its activities, with almost 20,000 participants in just five years, and the positive feedback obtained make the results from the small-scale outreach carried out by the association useful to motivate future scientists and to bring science (especially Physics) closer to society.

Information sur le financement

The authors thank the European Physical Society and its Young Minds project, the Optical Society of America, the American Physical Society, the Valladolid Deputation for the funding received, and the Science Faculty of the University of Valladolid for the provided facilities. We also thank the Science Museum of Valladolid for the support in our joint activities. Thanks are also due to all the members of the Physics League for their valuable contributions and the time invested in these activities.