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Researchers at Yale University are studying how two types of nanoscale structures on the feathers of birds produce brilliant and distinctive colors. The researchers are hoping that by borrowing these nanoscale tricks from nature they will be able to produce new types of lasers.

Researchers from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., have demonstrated for the first time that it’s possible to cloak a singular event in time, creating what has been described as a “history editor.”

Scientists and engineers from around the world will gather in the heart of Silicon Valley next week to discuss some of the latest breakthroughs in lasers and optics and their applications to cutting-edge science, the development of new materials, and medicine.

Advances in optics research and technologies from more than 850 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during the Optical Society's (OSA) 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2011, being held Oct. 16 – 20 at the Fairmont San Jose and Sainte Claire hotels in San Jose, Calif.

Advances in optics research and technologies from more than 850 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during the Optical Society's (OSA) 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2011, being held October 16 – 20 at the Fairmont San Jose Hotel in San Jose, Calif.

         

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