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The world's largest international conference on optical communications will take place March 6-10 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) is the premier telecom meeting where experts from industry and academia share their results, experiences, and insights on the future of electronic and wireless communication and optical technologies.

500+ exhibitors, featuring the latest optical communications technologies. Participating companies include: Juniper Networks, JDSU, Cisco, Finisar, Ciena, Opnext, Huawei, Agilent, Alcatel-Lucent, Corning, Nokia Siemens, Avago, Infinera, and many others.

The OSA Foundation and Corning Incorporated today announced the finalists of the Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition, which recognizes future leaders in optical communications. The winners will be recognized during this year’s Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) to be held March 6 – 10 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

With worldwide Internet data traffic increasing by 50 percent each year, telecommunications companies that handle this digital torrent must be able to economically expand the capacities of their networks while also adapting to new, more-efficient data-handling technologies.

The creativity and artistic expression of young scientists were challenged recently in a contest held by the OSA Foundation (OSAF). The Photo and Video Contest selected the best photos and videos relating to educational outreach programs conducted by OSA Student Chapters, with funding or materials provided by the OSAF in 2010.

         

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