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  • An innovative approach to calibrating high-tech microscopes enables researchers to track the movement of single molecules in 3D at the nanoscale.


  • The amount of data that flows over the internet has exploded in the last decade. Whether people are watching cat videos, streaming movies, or uploading vacation photos to social media sites, they are demanding ever higher performance from the optical networks that are the physical foundation of the World Wide Web


  • The Optical Society and National Photonics Initiative (NPI) is pleased to host a webinar on Tuesday, November 17 at 1:00 PM EST to update the photonics community on the goals, operating structure and progress to date of AIM Photonics, the country’s first photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IMI).


  • The Optical Society (OSA) today expresses its condolences at the loss of Theresa C. "Teddi" Laurin, founder and CEO of Laurin Publishing Co., who died Nov 5 at home in Pittsfield, MA. She was an early leader in photonics publishing and an OSA Board Member. Laurin was well known for her incredible support and involvement in the optics community. She was 91.

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