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  • OSA Applauds Science Funding Levels in FY 2012 U.S. Federal Budget
    OSA Applauds Science Funding Levels in FY 2012 U.S. Federal Budget
    18 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) today praised the U.S. Congress for the passage of H.R. 2112, the minibus appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD); Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration; and Commerce, Justice and Science.

  • OSA to Host Congressional Briefing on Optics in Medical Imaging
    OSA to Host Congressional Briefing on Optics in Medical Imaging
    15 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA), in conjunction with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Research and Development Caucus, is hosting a congressional briefing this week on how medical imaging is being used to better diagnose and treat a range of conditions.

  • John Bowers Wins 2012 John Tyndall Award
    John Bowers Wins 2012 John Tyndall Award
    10 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society are pleased to announce that John Bowers, Fred Kavil Chair in Nanotechnology and director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the recipient of the 2012 John Tyndall Award.

  • Energy Express Focus Issue Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
    Energy Express Focus Issue Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
    07 November 2011
    To highlight breakthroughs in Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) the Optical Society (OSA) today published a special Focus Issue on OLEDs in Energy Express, a bi-monthly supplement to its open access journal Optics Express.

  • Jarus W. Quinn Named Honorary Member of the Optical Society
    Jarus W. Quinn Named Honorary Member of the Optical Society
    03 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors announced today that it has elected Jarus W. Quinn as the newest Honorary Member of the Society.

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