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  • OFC/NFOEC 2010 Announces Plenary Session Speaker Lineup
    OFC/NFOEC 2010 Announces Plenary Session Speaker Lineup
    22 January 2010
    The 2010 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) – the world’s leading international conference for optical communications and networking professionals – will feature three premier optics and telecommunications industry leaders.

  • 2010 John Tyndall Award Winner Announced
    2010 John Tyndall Award Winner Announced
    22 January 2010
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society are pleased to announce that Randy Giles, director of the optical subsystems and advanced photonics department at Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, is the recipient of the 2010 John Tyndall Award.

  • OSA to Launch New Journal Biomedical Optics Express
    OSA to Launch New Journal Biomedical Optics Express
    20 January 2010
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced it is launching a new peer-reviewed journal focusing on biomedical optics and photonics. Biomedical Optics Express will launch this fall with monthly issues, joining OSA’s portfolio of 12 peer-reviewed optics journals.

  • Industry Newsmakers Fourth Quarter 2009
    Industry Newsmakers Fourth Quarter 2009
    20 January 2010
    As 2009 drew to a close many OSA Corporate Members saw exciting uses for their breakthrough technologies emerge in the mainstream marketplace. From outer space to art museums, optics technology plays a key role in enabling applications in a variety of vital markets.

  • OFC/NFOEC 2010 to be Dedicated to Nobel Prize Winner and Industry Pioneer Charles Kao
    OFC/NFOEC 2010 to be Dedicated to Nobel Prize Winner and Industry Pioneer Charles Kao
    13 January 2010
    The general and technical program co-chairs of the 2010 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) today announced that this year’s conference will be dedicated to Charles Kao. Kao won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for his “groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication.”

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