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The US House of Representatives accepted an amendment yesterday by Rep. Suzanne Kosmas (D-Fla.) that would add photonics technology to the list of targeted industries eligible to receive federal grants under a new early-stage investment program.

The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that it has added a Senior Member category to its membership offerings. Senior membership provides well-established individuals with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within their field.

The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors announced today that it has elected Arthur Ashkin as the newest honorary member of the society.

OSA corporate members are having an impact on innovations and business agreements in fields like optical communications, biophotonics and spectroscopy. Industry news in Q3 2009 reminds us that faster network speeds, better national security and medical breakthroughs are all enabled by diverse optics and photonics technologies.

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its members have elected Tony F. Heinz of Columbia University in New York as its 2010 vice president.

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