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  • The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the approval of 135 new Senior Members — an OSA Membership distinction that provides well-established individuals with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within the field of optics and photonics.


  • CLEO 2015 unites the field of lasers and electro-optics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology and offers high-quality content featuring breakthrough research and applied innovations.


  • The Optical Society (OSA) welcomes Tracy Schario, APR, as the Chief External Relations Officer of the leading international association for optics and photonics professionals.


  • A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has demonstrated for the first time that a newly emerging technique known as random Raman lasing emission can produce a bright, speckle-free, strobe light source with potential application in high-speed wide-field microscopy.


  • A group of researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in Karlsruhe, Germany, has developed a portable invisibility cloak that can be taken into classrooms and used for demonstrations. It can't hide a human, but it can make small objects disappear from sight without specialized equipment.

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