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The Optical Society expresses its condolences at the loss of Charles Townes, OSA Fellow and recipient of the Frederic Ives Medal (1996).

New research, reported today in The Optical Society’s (OSA) new high-impact journal Optica, describes how a team of scientists has developed, for the first time, a microscopic component that is small enough to fit onto a standard silicon chip that can generate a continuous supply of entangled photons.

OSA welcomes Ron Driggers as the new editor-in-chief of Applied Optics.

U.S. President Barack Obama expresses his continued commitment to basic science funding and advanced manufacturing initiatives -- as well as his recognition of the fact that those investments enjoy broad bipartisan support.

Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple mathematical model based on optical measurements that explains the stunning colors of Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs.

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