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  • Enhancing Solar Cells with Nanoparticles
    Enhancing Solar Cells with Nanoparticles
    17 diciembre 2008
    A paper in a special energy issue of Optics Express, the Optical Society’s (OSA) open-access journal, describes a relatively new approach to solar cells: lacing them with nanoscopic metal particles. As the authors describe in the article, this approach has the potential to greatly improve the ability of solar cells to harvest light economically.

  • The Green (and Blue, Red, and White) Lights of the Future
    The Green (and Blue, Red, and White) Lights of the Future
    17 diciembre 2008
    A revolution in energy-efficient, environmentally-sound, and powerfully-flexible lighting is coming to businesses and homes, according to a paper in latest special energy issue of Optics Express, the Optical Society’s (OSA) open-access journal.

  • OSA Congratulates Member Steve Chu on Secretary of Energy Nomination
    OSA Congratulates Member Steve Chu on Secretary of Energy Nomination
    16 diciembre 2008
    The Optical Society (OSA) congratulates Steve Chu, OSA honorary member and award winner, for his nomination to secretary of energy by President-elect Barack Obama.

  • Optical Society Selects Two New Honorary Members
    Optical Society Selects Two New Honorary Members
    12 diciembre 2008
    The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors has selected two new honorary members of the society. Roy J. Glauber and Theodor Wolfgang Haensch were chosen for their extraordinary contributions to the field of optics.

  • OSA's OpticsForKids Web Site Receives Parents' Choice Foundation Award
    OSA's OpticsForKids Web Site Receives Parents' Choice Foundation Award
    02 diciembre 2008
    The Optical Society’s (OSA) youth education Web site, OpticsForKids.org, recently received the Recommended Award by the Parents’ Choice Foundation for the Fall of 2008.

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