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  • OSA Launches New Journal, Optical Materials Express
    OSA Launches New Journal, Optical Materials Express
    25 April 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch and publication of the first issue of its newest journal, Optical Materials Express. With a focus on the intersection of optics and materials science, Optical Materials Express joins OSA's diverse portfolio of 15 peer-reviewed optics journals.

  • Kathy Bosak to Join the Optical Society as Chief Financial Officer
    Kathy Bosak to Join the Optical Society as Chief Financial Officer
    21 April 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that Kathy Bosak will join the staff as chief financial officer (CFO) this month. As CFO, Bosak will oversee OSA's financial operations.

  • Laser Sparks Revolution in Internal Combustion Engines
    Laser Sparks Revolution in Internal Combustion Engines
    20 April 2011
    For more than 150 years, spark plugs have powered internal combustion engines. Automakers are now one step closer to being able to replace this long-standing technology with laser igniters, which will enable cleaner, more efficient, and more economical vehicles.

  • Miniature Invisibility 'Carpet Cloak' Hides More than Its Small Size Implies
    Miniature Invisibility 'Carpet Cloak' Hides More than Its Small Size Implies
    19 April 2011
    Invisibility cloaks are seemingly futuristic devices capable of concealing very small objects by bending and channeling light around them. Until now, however, cloaking techniques have come with a significant limitation—they need to be orders of magnitude larger than the object being cloaked.

  • First Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    First Quarter 2011 Industry News Summary
    15 April 2011
    With 2011 already advancing at the speed of light, the optics and photonics industry is showing no signs of slowing down. Only three months into the new year and OSA Corporate Members have already made their mark.

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