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The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce the most recent student grant winners and scholarship recipients, recognized during the OSA Foundation Chairman’s Breakfast, held during the Optical Society’s (OSA) 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2011 in San Jose, Calif.

The Optical Society (OSA) today praised the U.S. Congress for the passage of H.R. 2112, the minibus appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD); Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration; and Commerce, Justice and Science.

The Optical Society (OSA), in conjunction with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Research and Development Caucus, is hosting a congressional briefing this week on how medical imaging is being used to better diagnose and treat a range of conditions.

The Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society are pleased to announce that John Bowers, Fred Kavil Chair in Nanotechnology and director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the recipient of the 2012 John Tyndall Award.

To highlight breakthroughs in Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) the Optical Society (OSA) today published a special Focus Issue on OLEDs in Energy Express, a bi-monthly supplement to its open access journal Optics Express.

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