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The organizers of the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), the largest and most comprehensive international event for both the science and business of optical networking and communications, today announced an official name change for the event. Effective immediately, the conference and exhibition will be known as OFC.

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce impressive results for its portfolio of journals according to the 2012 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) (Thomson Reuters, 2013), which were released yesterday. OSA’s open access journals—Biomedical Optics Express, Optical Materials Express and the pioneering Optics Express— comprise the largest open-access program from a single publisher in the physical sciences and are all ranked within the top 10 out of 79 total journals in the JCR’s Optics category.

Agilent Technologies unveiled its Cary 7000 Universal Measurement Spectrophotometer (UMS) for the first time to the public at the Optical Society’s (OSA) Optical Interference Coatings (OIC) Meeting taking place this week in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the approval of 100 new Senior Members—an OSA Membership distinction that provides well-established individuals with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within the field of optics and photonics.

The OSA Foundation this week announced the recipients of its student awards and travel grants related to the Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO: 2013), taking place this week at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.


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