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The OSA Foundation announced today that the endowment campaign for the Optical Society’s (OSA) Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award was successfully completed this year.

The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of the new Biomedical Optics Express community website. The new website is designed to be a resource for those in the biomedical optics community to stay connected and up-to-date on information and opportunities in the biomedical optics field.

CLEO: 2011, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, is the premier international forum for scientific and technical optics—from fundamental laser science to photonic applications and products. CLEO: 2011 builds on the long-established CLEO/QELS conference and its world-renowned peer-reviewed program. CLEO: 2011 offers high-quality content in five core event elements featuring breakthrough research and applied innovations in ultrafast lasers, energy-efficient optics, quantum electronics, biophotonics and more.

The International OSA Network of Students (IONS) will host IONS-9 in Salamanca, Spain, April 7-8 at the Universidad de Salamanca (USAL). IONS-9 features technical and professional development programming for students in the field of optics and photonics.

In a unique program designed to help organizations build stronger relationships with OSA’s Student Chapters, Coherent, Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based solutions, is offering financial support to six Chapters in Brazil, China, and India. The sponsorship, part of the OSA Foundation’s (OSAF) “Adopt a Student Chapter Program,” will also allow Student Chapter members to build relationships with professional staff at Coherent, Inc.

         

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