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  • Optics Express Publishes 2nd Annual Special Issue on ECOC 2012 Conference Proceedings
    Optics Express Publishes 2nd Annual Special Issue on ECOC 2012 Conference Proceedings
    10 December 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA) today published a series of papers as part of an upcoming Special Issue on the 2012 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) in its open-access journal Optics Express. The effort is a continuation of OSA’s existing partnership with ECOC. The issue features in-depth versions of 134 papers from the conference, covering hot topics such as multicore components, hybrid optoelectronic devices, scalable 100 Gb/s transmitters, cooperative coherent receivers and others.

  • OSA Student Members Gather in Chennai for India’s IONS-Asia Conference on Optics
    OSA Student Members Gather in Chennai for India’s IONS-Asia Conference on Optics
    07 December 2012
    The International OSA Network of Students (IONSTM) will host the fourth IONS-Asia conference in Chennai, India Dec. 7-8. The conference, organized by the OSA Student Chapters of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) and St. Joseph's College of Engineering, will feature technical sessions and programming for students in the field of optics and photonics.

  • ADVA Optical Networking CEO Brian Protiva to Address Network Transformation at OFC/NFOEC 2013 Plenary Session
    ADVA Optical Networking CEO Brian Protiva to Address Network Transformation at OFC/NFOEC 2013 Plenary Session
    06 December 2012
    Brian Protiva, CEO and co-founder of ADVA Optical Networking, a global telecommunications company headquartered in Munich, Germany, will give a keynote presentation at the plenary session of the 2013 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), being held March 17 – 21, 2013 in Anaheim, Calif.

  • OSA, DPG Name H. Jeff Kimble Winner of Herbert Walther Award
    OSA, DPG Name H. Jeff Kimble Winner of Herbert Walther Award
    05 December 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) are proud to announce the Herbert Walther Award will be presented to H. Jeff Kimble of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for his pioneering experimental contributions to quantum optics, cavity quantum electrodynamics, and quantum information science.

  • Seventy-two OSA Members Elevated to Rank of Fellow
    Seventy-two OSA Members Elevated to Rank of Fellow
    04 December 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that 72 OSA Members have been elected as the newest class of OSA Fellow Members.

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