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Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers has created a paint-on, see-through, “smart” bandage that glows to indicate a wound’s tissue oxygenation concentration.

A team of researchers in Italy are expanding the reach of optical fiber sensors “to the hills” by embedding them in shallow trenches within slopes to detect and monitor both large landslides and slow slope movements.

OSA today announced the winners of its second Enabled by Optics contest.

OSA today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act.

In a first-of-its-kind demonstration, published today in Optica, a team of researchers has developed a powerful technique to focus laser light through even the murkiest of surroundings without the need for a guide star.

         

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