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  • Optics Express Focus Issue Collective phenomena in photonic, plasmonic and hybrid structures
    Optics Express Focus Issue Collective phenomena in photonic, plasmonic and hybrid structures
    24 October 2011
    The editors of the Optical Society's (OSA) open-access journal Optics Express recently published a special focus issue on "Collective Phenomena in Photonic, Plasmonic and Hybrid Structures."

  • OSA Wraps Up its 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2011, in San Jose
    OSA Wraps Up its 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2011, in San Jose
    21 October 2011
    For 95 years, the optical science community has been gathering to discuss the latest advances in all areas of the field of optics and photonics at OSA’s Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO).

  • OSA Elects Philip H. Bucksbaum as 2012 Vice President
    OSA Elects Philip H. Bucksbaum as 2012 Vice President
    18 October 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its members have elected Philip H. Bucksbaum of Stanford University as its 2012 vice president. Three directors at large were also chosen during this year's election: James D. Kafka of Spectra-Physics, Byoung Yoon Kim of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), and Jun Ye of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado.

  • OSA's WORKinOPTICS Website Launches New Internship Gateway
    OSA's WORKinOPTICS Website Launches New Internship Gateway
    17 October 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of a new "Internship Gateway" to its job board website, WORKinOPTICS.com. The site, which already helps connect optics and photonics companies to job seekers, will provide a new path for students to gain real-world experience in their chosen fields.

  • Third Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    Third Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    17 October 2011
    From smartphones to high-speed Internet to in-flight entertainment, OSA Corporate Members are making their products and services known in the consumer marketplace. The third quarter of 2011 has brought several exciting new partnerships, awards and breakthroughs across a broad range of services.

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