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The OSA Foundation and Corning Incorporated recently named Robert Palmer of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany the 2013 Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition winner.

After five days of sessions, workshops, panels, show floor activities, short courses and special events, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif. yesterday.

Testifying on Capitol Hill today, the Optical Society’s (OSA) CEO Elizabeth Rogan called for sustained federal investments in research and development (R&D) funding for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of PrismTM, its new web-based submission and manuscript tracking system for its suite of scholarly journals. When fully implemented, Prism will include customized modules for authors, reviewers and editors and will replace OSA's current system for handling the peer review process.

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name the 2013 recipients of its prestigious awards and medals. These award winners—hailing from eight different countries—join an esteemed group of past recipients recognized for their unwavering commitment to the field of optics.


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