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  • The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the 2009 recipients of its prestigious awards and medals.

  • The OSA Foundation and Infinera are pleased to announce that Ming-Chun Tien from the University of California, Berkeley has been given the first Infinera Outstanding Student Recognition Prize for his paper titled “Optofluidic Assembly of InGaAsP Microdisk Lasers on Si Photonic Circuits with Submicron Alignment Accuracy.”

  • The OSA Foundation and Corning Incorporated are pleased to announce Jeffrey Lee of the University of Technology Eindhoven in The Netherlands as the winner of this year’s Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition. Jeffrey Lee was awarded top honors for his paper “Discrete Multitone Modulation for High-Speed Data Transmission over Multimode Fibers Using 850-nm VCSEL.”

  • The world's largest conference on optical communications - OFC/NFOEC 2009 - wrapped up last month and even amid the current economic climate, a spate of innovation and high technology among OSA Corporate Member companies was on display at the show.

  • The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) will take place as part of the World of Photonics Congress June 14 - 19 in Munich, Germany.

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