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  • Optics & Photonics News today announced the launch and redesign of OPN Online, the website of the member news magazine of the Optical Society (OSA).


  • The Optical Society (OSA), along with co-sponsors SPIE and the Materials Research Society (MRS), have selected their 2010-2011 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows. Marcius Extavour, a Quantitative Risk Analyst at Ontario Power Generation Inc., will serve as the Arthur H. Guenther Congressional Fellow (co-sponsored by OSA and SPIE) and Ashley White, a recent graduate of the University of Cambridge, will serve as the OSA/MRS Congressional Fellow.


  • A new study of breast cancer survivors may help physicians ease a common side effect of cancer treatments. The collaborative research by Eva Sevick, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Molecular Imaging at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHSC), and Caroline Fife, M.D., Director of the Memorial Herman Wound Care Clinic at UTHSC, could bring relief to millions.


  • The Optical Society (OSA) announced today the launch and publication of the first issue of its newest monthly journal, Biomedical Optics Express. With a focus on biomedical optics and photonics, Biomedical Optics Express joins OSA’s diverse portfolio of 14 peer-reviewed optics journals.


  • The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to recognize the groundbreaking research presented yesterday at its topical meeting, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano Photonics (IPR), by Intel Corporation.

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