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  • A Step Closer to a Photonic Future
    A Step Closer to a Photonic Future
    19 February 2014
    Engineers have demonstrated that low power photonic devices can be fabricated using standard chip-making processes.

  • A Stretchable Highway for Light
    A Stretchable Highway for Light
    18 February 2014
    A team of Belgian researchers reports progress on this front with what may be the first optical circuit that uses interconnections that are not only bendable, but also stretchable.

  • Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Brings Optics Message to OSA Volunteer Leaders
    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Brings Optics Message to OSA Volunteer Leaders
    14 February 2014
    Members of The Optical Society (OSA) who were in Washington this week for their annual Leadership Meeting heard from one of the top leaders in Congress on policy issues affecting the optics and photonics community.

  • Using Optics to Inspire Middle School Students
    Using Optics to Inspire Middle School Students
    13 February 2014
    In support of its mission to inspire future optics innovators, The OSA Foundation sponsored an “Optics Suitcase” demonstration for students in a Washington middle school this week.

  • First 3-D Movies of Living Sperm
    First 3-D Movies of Living Sperm
    11 February 2014
    Now doctors may soon have a new technique to help them sort the good sperm cells from the less viable ones: a tracking system, developed by a team of researchers from four European institutions, that takes 3-D movies of living sperm.

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