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The Optical Society (OSA) to host an incubator meeting on Levitated Optomechanics on Thursday, 3 December and Friday, 4 December 2015. The incubator will seek to discuss the innovative technologies surrounding nano-optomechanics and address the many questions surrounding optically levitated nano-particle systems. The incubator will be hosted by Peter Parker, University College, London, UK; Mishkat Bhattacharya, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA, and Nick Vamivakas, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA.

Recognizing members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics, The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that 77 OSA members have been elected as the newest class of OSA Fellows.

An innovative approach to calibrating high-tech microscopes enables researchers to track the movement of single molecules in 3D at the nanoscale.

The amount of data that flows over the internet has exploded in the last decade. Whether people are watching cat videos, streaming movies, or uploading vacation photos to social media sites, they are demanding ever higher performance from the optical networks that are the physical foundation of the World Wide Web


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