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  • Cheaper Solar Technology, Flexible Lighting and Other Energy Breakthroughs to Be Featured at MIT Meeting
    Cheaper Solar Technology, Flexible Lighting and Other Energy Breakthroughs to Be Featured at MIT Meeting
    24 June 2009
    Experts from academia and industry are gathering this week for the Optics and Photonics for Advanced Energy Technology meeting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to discuss the future of solar energy, cutting-edge developments in solid-state lighting, and the application of new sensors and technologies used to generate and store energy.

  • OSA Members Meet with Legislators to Discuss R&D Funding
    OSA Members Meet with Legislators to Discuss R&D Funding
    04 June 2009
    Members of the Optical Society (OSA) are on Capitol Hill today calling on their elected officials to support continued federal investments in scientific research and development (R&D) for fiscal year (FY) 2010.

  • Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition Winner Announced
    Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition Winner Announced
    03 June 2009
    The OSA Foundation, HRL Laboratories LLC, the IEEE Photonics Society and the APS Division of Laser Science are pleased to announce Georg Anetsberger of the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics in Germany as the winner of the first annual Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition.

  • Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition Semi-Finalists Announced
    Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition Semi-Finalists Announced
    29 May 2009
    The OSA Foundation, HRL Laboratories LLC, the IEEE Photonics Society and the APS Division of Laser Science today announced the semi-finalists for the first annual Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition.

  • Optics Students Receive Grants to Travel to CLEO 2009
    Optics Students Receive Grants to Travel to CLEO 2009
    29 May 2009
    Funded through an endowment to the OSA Foundation by Milton and Rosalind Chang, the Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grant has been awarded to 10 graduate students who will present papers during the Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO) next week in Baltimore.

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