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  • Alison Taylor Joins The Optical Society as Executive Editor
    Alison Taylor Joins The Optical Society as Executive Editor
    07 April 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that Alison Taylor has joined the OSA Publishing staff as executive editor, where she will manage a portfolio of OSA journals, including its newest journal, Optica, which is set to publish its first issue in July.

  • Industry Newsmakers
    Industry Newsmakers
    31 March 2014
    OSA’s Corporate Members are making waves in their respective markets—from ultra-thin touchscreens to ultrafast optoelectronics. This quarter’s OSA Industry Newsmakers showcases the breadth of applications that are enabled by optics and photonics.

  • OSA and OSK Name First Recipient of Sang Soo Lee Award
    OSA and OSK Name First Recipient of Sang Soo Lee Award
    25 March 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the Optical Society of Korea (OSK) are pleased to announce that the inaugural Sang Soo Lee Award winner is Mario Garavaglia of the Center for Optical Research in La Plata, Argentina.

  • The Optical Society Announces 20 Recipients of Prestigious OSA Awards for 2014
    The Optical Society Announces 20 Recipients of Prestigious OSA Awards for 2014
    21 March 2014
    The Optical Society is pleased to name the 2014 recipients of its prestigious awards and medals.

  • Shrink Wrap Used to Enhance Detection of Infectious Disease Biomarkers
    Shrink Wrap Used to Enhance Detection of Infectious Disease Biomarkers
    20 March 2014
    Detecting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other deadly infectious diseases as early as possible helps to prevent their rapid spread and allows for more effective treatments. Now a new nanotechnology method—employing common, everyday shrink wrap—may make highly sensitive, extremely low-cost diagnosis of infectious disease agents possible.

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