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  • A new handheld probe developed by a team of university and industry researchers in the Netherlands and France could give doctors powerful new imaging capabilities right in the palms of their hands.


  • A new method for improving the thrust generated by laser-propulsion systems may bring Scientists and science fiction writers one step closer to practical use.


  • OSA Corporate Associates and the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) will merge into one membership program called OSA Industry Development Associates as of January 1, 2015.


  • New today in Optics Letters, researchers have devised an ultra-thin LCD screen that operates without a power source, making it a compact, energy-efficient way to display visual information.


  • OSA is pleased to announce that its members have elected Eric Mazur of Harvard University, USA, as its 2015 vice president.

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