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  • The OSA Foundation today announced the details of the programs it will fund in 2010. The programs include new and continuing grants for optics education programs, OSA student member activities and student travel to OSA-sponsored meetings.


  • The optics and photonics industry is continuing to change and evolve, all the while offering innovative solutions for real-world applications and manufacturing processes. OSA Corporate Members featured in this edition of Industry Newsmakers include Coherent, Corning, Edmund Optics and more


  • Experts from academia and industry are gathering this week for the Optics and Photonics for Advanced Energy Technology meeting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to discuss the future of solar energy, cutting-edge developments in solid-state lighting, and the application of new sensors and technologies used to generate and store energy.


  • Members of the Optical Society (OSA) are on Capitol Hill today calling on their elected officials to support continued federal investments in scientific research and development (R&D) for fiscal year (FY) 2010.


  • The OSA Foundation, HRL Laboratories LLC, the IEEE Photonics Society and the APS Division of Laser Science are pleased to announce Georg Anetsberger of the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics in Germany as the winner of the first annual Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition.

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