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  • Uncovering Cancer’s Inner Workings by Capturing Live Images of Growing Tumors
    Uncovering Cancer’s Inner Workings by Capturing Live Images of Growing Tumors
    17 September 2013
    Scientists seeking new ways to fight cancer often try to understand the subtle, often invisible, changes to DNA, proteins, cells, and tissue that alter the body's normal biology and cause disease. Now, to aid in that fight, a team of researchers has developed a sophisticated new optical imaging tool that enables scientists to look deep within tumors and uncover their inner workings.

  • OSA Student Members Gather for IONS-Armenia Conference on Optics
    OSA Student Members Gather for IONS-Armenia Conference on Optics
    10 September 2013
    The International OSA Network of Students (IONS™) will host the IONS-Armenia/Yerevan Conference at Yerevan State University (YSU) Sept. 11-14. The conference, organized by the Yerevan State University OSA Student Chapter, will feature technical sessions and programming for graduate students in the field of optics and photonics. The Optical Society (OSA) sponsors the event.

  • OSA Student Members Gather in Mexico for IONS-NA 6 Conference on Optics
    OSA Student Members Gather in Mexico for IONS-NA 6 Conference on Optics
    30 August 2013
    The International OSA Network of Students (IONSTM) will host the IONS-NA 6 Conference at the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE) in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico Sept. 3-4. The conference, organized by the Mexico OSA Student Chapter, will feature technical sessions and programming for graduate students in the field of optics and photonics.

  • Zygo Corporation’s Precision Optical Metrology Team Receives 2013 Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award
    Zygo Corporation’s Precision Optical Metrology Team Receives 2013 Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award
    28 August 2013
    The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that the Automotive Precision Optical Metrology Team from Zygo Corporation is the winner of the 2013 Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award. The team is recognized for more than a decade of outstanding engineering work in developing custom optical metrology solutions for the automotive industry, enabling ever-higher precision engineering tolerances for improved emissions, reliability, and fuel efficiency.

  • The Optical Society Names Trojan Technologies the Winner of First ‘Enabled by Optics’ Contest
    The Optical Society Names Trojan Technologies the Winner of First ‘Enabled by Optics’ Contest
    22 August 2013
    The Optical Society (OSA) announced the winners of its new Enabled by Optics contest today. The program, which is comprised of two tracks — one for companies and the other for students, was designed to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in furthering innovation and positively impacting society.

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