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The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the formation of its newest Local Section, the Northern California Section of the OSA (NCal OSA).

The Optical Society (OSA) today announced it has chosen Senator Stephen Conroy of Australia as its 2011 Advocate of Optics.

The Optical Society (OSA) and the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) are proud to announce the joint 2011 Herbert Walther Award will be presented to Marlan Scully of Texas A&M and Princeton Universities for his “fundamental and applied contributions: from the quantum theory of optical and micro-masers to the quantum eraser, and from inversionless and correlated emission lasers to anthrax detection.”

Versatile electronic gadgets should employ a number of important criteria: small in size, quick in operation, inexpensive to fabricate, and deliver high precision output. A new microlaser, developed at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia embodies all these qualities.

The Optical Society (OSA) announced today a new regional organization that brings together students and those working in the commercial sector to build professional relationships and share information.

         

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