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  • The Optical Society Launches Optics and Photonics CONNECT Online Resources
    The Optical Society Launches Optics and Photonics CONNECT Online Resources
    19 January 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of Optics & Photonics CONNECT (O&P CONNECT), an online resource that provides unique content and applications to those with an interest in optics and photonics.

  • OSA Foundation Launches Paul A. Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship Campaign
    OSA Foundation Launches Paul A. Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship Campaign
    11 January 2012
    The OSA Foundation (OSAF) has announced the launch of a fundraising campaign to establish the Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship. The Foundation aims to successfully achieve its fundraising goal by this spring so that the scholarship program can be formally in place and ready for student applicants by year-end.

  • Fourth Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    Fourth Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    02 January 2012
    With X-Ray vision systems, high-powered telescope projects and even trips to Mars, OSA Corporate Members spent the fourth quarter turning science fiction into science fact, and ranking agencies took note. Several OSA Corporate Members received recognition for their high level of growth in 2011, setting the industry up for a promising start to the New Year.

  • Optical Fiber Innovation Could Make Future Optical Computers a 'SNAP'
    Optical Fiber Innovation Could Make Future Optical Computers a 'SNAP'
    14 December 2011
    Researchers from OFS Laboratories in Somerset, N.J., have developed a precise and efficient way to create microresonators by making nanoscale changes to the diameter of normal optical fiber.

  • Optical Fiber Innovation Could Make Future Optical Computers a ‘SNAP’
    Optical Fiber Innovation Could Make Future Optical Computers a ‘SNAP’
    11 December 2011
    Optics and photonics may one day revolutionize computer technology with the promise of light-speed calculations. Storing light as memory, however, requires devices known as microresonators, an emerging technology that cannot yet meet the demands of computing.

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