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Monetization of optical networks, SDN, 100G/400G optimization, 1 terabit and beyond optical networking, and integrated photonics technologies among this year’s hottest topics

The Optical Society (OSA) has presented its 2015 Advocate of Optics recognition to U.S. Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY).

OSA volunteer leadersfrom NASA and INRC introduced the Light BLOX kit to a classroom of 50 FLOC students.

The National Photonics Initiative (NPI), a collaborative alliance seeking to raise awareness of photonics and increase US funding and investment in key photonics-driven fields, today commended the three consortiums led by University of Central Florida, University of Southern California and the Research Foundation for the State University of New York selected by the US Department of Defense (DOD) to submit full proposals to secure the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI).

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

         

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