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  • OSA Foundation Announces Winners of Photo and Video Contest
    OSA Foundation Announces Winners of Photo and Video Contest
    22 March 2011
    The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever Photo and Video Contest, which celebrated the achievements of OSA Foundation-supported educational outreach programs and activities across the globe.

  • OSA Extends Support to Japanese Optics Community
    OSA Extends Support to Japanese Optics Community
    16 March 2011
    Elizabeth Rogan, CEO of the Optical Society (OSA) today issued the following statement regarding the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan: "The OSA Board and staff have been watching the news of the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan with great concern and sorrow these past few days.

  • Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition Winner Announced at OFC/NFOEC 2011
    Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition Winner Announced at OFC/NFOEC 2011
    16 March 2011
    The OSA Foundation and Corning Incorporated are pleased to announce Liang Du of Monash University in Australia as the 2011 Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition winner.

  • Tying the Knot with Computer-Generated Holograms Winding Optical Path Moves Matter
    Tying the Knot with Computer-Generated Holograms Winding Optical Path Moves Matter
    15 March 2011
    In the latest twist on optical knots, New York University (NYU) physicists have discovered a new method to create extended and knotted optical traps in three dimensions.

  • Preparing for the Internet of the Future
    Preparing for the Internet of the Future
    03 March 2011
    With a ubiquitous technology like the Internet, companies with vested interest in communication technology must stay one step ahead of the demands of consumers and the challenges of the future. At the world’s largest international conference on optical communications, researchers at leading telecommunications companies will discuss how they are working to prepare for the massive amounts of data expected to flood networks in the coming years.

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