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  • OSA-CIOMP International Summer Session to Focus on Laser Applications
    OSA-CIOMP International Summer Session to Focus on Laser Applications
    26 July 2011
    The first-ever OSA-CIOMP summer session will provide an opportunity for physics students to further their education in the field of optics and photonics by interacting with world-renowned instructors, local professors and fellow students. Participants will also be able to present their research and receive feedback from those in the field of laser science.

  • Second Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    Second Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    18 July 2011
    The following is a corporate news roundup from the Optical Society (OSA). This quarterly gathering of industry news is a complimentary service offered by the OSA PR team.

  • OSA, SPIE and MRS Announce 2011-2012 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows
    OSA, SPIE and MRS Announce 2011-2012 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows
    13 July 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA), along with co-sponsors SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and the Materials Research Society (MRS), have selected their 2011-2012 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows. Anthony Augustine, a recent graduate of Stanford University, will serve as the Arthur H. Guenther Congressional Fellow (co-sponsored by OSA and SPIE) and Laura Povlich, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, will serve as the OSA/MRS Congressional Fellow.

  • Energy Express Focus Issue Optics in LEDs for Lighting
    Energy Express Focus Issue Optics in LEDs for Lighting
    05 July 2011
    Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been changing the way we see the world since the 1960s. To highlight breakthroughs in LEDs, the editors of Energy Express, a bi-monthly supplement to Optics Express, the open-access journal of the Optical Society (OSA), today published a special Focus Issue on Optics in LEDs for Lighting.

  • The Optical Society's Journals Remain Leaders in Optics and Photonics Publications
    The Optical Society's Journals Remain Leaders in Optics and Photonics Publications
    30 June 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its 15 flagship, partnered and co-published peer-reviewed journals continue to generate the most citations and the largest number of articles in the field of optics and photonics, according to the recently released Thomson Reuters 2010 Journal Citation ReportsĀ® (JCR).

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