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Women Who Make a Difference in Optics – Every Day

By Tracy Schario, APR | Posted: 12 August 2016

The Optical Society has been home to many innovations in its 100-year history – and many bright women innovators. But what’s the future of women in optics?

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Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus

By Rebecca B. Andersen | Posted: 12 August 2016

Live 3D imaging is one of the hottest topics in optics today, transforming medical imaging capabilities and delivering the immersive experience behind augmented and virtual reality. During The Optical Society’s Light the Future centennial program in Heidelberg, Germany on 26 July, Dr. Joseph Izatt of Duke University and Microsoft’s Bernard Kress gave an insider’s look at how these technologies are advancing medicine and changing the future of how we interact with computers.

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“Ask Me Anything” and They Did! My Dive into Reddit and Discussions on Today’s Optical Technologies

By Alan Willner | Posted: 2 August 2016

OSA President Alan Willner hosts an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit. 

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 4

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 29 July 2016

The final day of AIO 2016 kicked off with...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 3

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 28 July 2016

Day 3 started with...

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Making the unimaginable possible.

By Sogol Borjian | Posted: 27 July 2016

AIO Young Professional, Sogol Borjian, interviews Nicole Reader about the intersection of fashion and optics. Ms Reader is an invited speaker at AIO 2016.

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 2

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 27 July 2016

The first session of AIO on Day 2, “ID Photonically”, was opened by...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 1

By Arlene Smith, Ph.D. | Posted: 25 July 2016

OSA’s Imaging and Applied Optics Congress kicked off with the...

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Successful meeting in Vancouver. Looking forward to seeing you in Advanced Photonics 2017 in New Orleans.

By Howard Lee | Posted: 25 July 2016


It is great to attend a meeting with specific focus on certain topics as Advanced Photonics, since it is... 

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Working In Optics

By Aline Dinkelaker | Posted: 25 July 2016

The career event “Working in Optics in Berlin” took place on 15 June at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and was funded by the OSA Ambassador Program. It was organized by Aline Dinkelaker, OSA Ambassador, and the student chapter BerlinOptik. More than 80 participants registered to attend the event, with participants from each of the three universities in Berlin as well as from other cities. 

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