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Members of the Optical Society (OSA) are coming together from around the United States to Capitol Hill today to speak with their senators and representatives about science policy issues and express appreciation to Congress for recent appropriations actions in the Fiscal Year 2010 spending bill.

The CLEO/QELS: 2010 co-sponsors (APS, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA) and Laser Focus World today announced NTT Advanced Technology Corporation as the winner of this year’s CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Award

New devices that concentrate the sun's rays, increase the efficiency of solar cells, and help to lower the cost of solar energy, are featured in the inaugural issue of Energy Express, a new special bi-monthly supplement to Optics Express, the open-access journal of the Optical Society (OSA).

The OSA Foundation announced today the launch of a new program to donate hundreds of telescopes to students in the Milwaukee area, while educating them about science, optics and astronomy.

The OSA Foundation and Corning Incorporated are pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition is David Hillerkuss of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.

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