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  • 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.

  • Optical Materials Express Focus Issue Liquid Crystal Materials
    Optical Materials Express Focus Issue Liquid Crystal Materials
    01 December 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) today published a special Focus Issue on LCMs for Photonic Applications in its open-access journal Optical Materials Express.

  • Monthly Tip Sheet Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - November 2011
    Monthly Tip Sheet Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - November 2011
    30 November 2011
    The following highlights summarize key research recently published in Biomedical Optics Express, the Optical Society's (OSA) principal outlet for serving the biomedical optics community with rapid, open-access, peer-reviewed papers related to optics, photonics and imaging in the life sciences.

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