OSA in the News

OSA In The News - 2016

Welcome to the OSA in the News page. This page features select media coverage of OSA, the OSA Foundation, OSA members, and research published in OSA journals.

September 2016


A Chip-Scale Source for Quantum Random Number Generators
IEEE Spectrum — 08 September 2016

Photonic Chip Could Strengthen Smartphone Encryption
Scientific American — 08 September 2016

An Interview with Michal Lipson
Laser Focus World — 01 September 2016

August 2016

Iran Releases Physicist After Five-Year Imprisonment
Physics Today — 30 August 2016

New Device Simulates Vision for Cataract Patients
Qmed — 24 August 2016

The Celebration of 100 Years of OSA Arrives in Medellín
Computer World Colombia — 23 August 2016

Novel Device Tests Suitability of Lens Implants
Fierce Biotech  — 19 August 2016

Glimpse of Things To Come: New Tool Helps Patients to Choose the Most Appropriate Intraocular Lens Implant
Optometry Today — 19 August 2016

New Vision Simulator Allows Patients to Test IOLs Prior to Surgery
Ophthalmology Web — 19 August 2016

New Device Simulates Lens Replacement Experience Prior to Cataract Surgery
EyeDocNews — 18 August 2016

Cataract Implant Options Demonstrated in New Handheld Simulator
Optician Online — 18 August 2016

Optics Women Who Make a Difference in Optics - Every Day 
The Optical Society Blog — 12 August 2016

Interview with Margaret Murnane
Laser Focus World — 10 August 2016

Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus
The Optical Society Blog — 08 August 2016

"Ask Me Anything" and They Did! Q&A with Alan Willner 
The Optical Society Blog — 02 August 2016

July 2016

Facebook Moves One Step Closer to Light-Based Wireless Communication
The New York Times — 21 July 2016

Facebook to tap High-Speed Laser Communications for Wireless Internet

Tech Times — 20 July 2016

Facebook Brings Light-Based Internet Closer to Reality
The Economic Times — 20 July 2016

Facebook Finds a way to use Lasers for High-Speed Wireless Internet
CNET — 19 July 2016

Future Optics: Q&A with Hui Cao
Laser Focus World — 11 July 2016

June 2016

Shining a Light on Technology and Infrastructure to Reach the "Moon"
Medium.com — 29 June 2016

Celebrating a Century of Light 
International Commission for Optics (ICO) Newsletter — 27 June 2016

The Cities of Lights: A Century of Optics in LEDs, NEON and Light 
The Optical Society Blog — 20 June 2016

Machines Can Learn Ethics and Other Predictions for AI
The Optical Society Blog — 17 June 2016

Future Optics: Reaping the Rewards of Photonics in the Lab and in Business: Interview with Alex Cable
Laser Focus World — 13 June 2016

Tingye Li Innovation Prize Awarded to Marcus Seidel
Innovations Report — 06 June 2016

A Century of Light
Physics Today — 01 June 2016

May  2016

April 2016

March 2016

OSA Celebrates 100th Anniversary
AIP Publishing — 30 March 2016

Optical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Fiber Optic Communications
AzO Optics — 22 March 2016

Innovation Without Bounds: The Optical Society Celebrates 100 Years
International Year Light 2015 Blog — 22 March 2016

Undersea Fiber Optics Connect the World Today and Tomorrow
Laser Focus World — 18 March 2016

Lasers Help Speed Up the Deletion of Bacterial Growth in Packaged Food
Medical News Today — 17 March 2016

Salary Survey Highlights Gender Pay Gap in Photonics
Optics.org — 09 March 2016

The Optical Society Announces 2016 Award Recipients
Novus Light Technologies Today — 09 March 2016

February 2016

Thanks, OSA!
BioOptics World — 17 February 2016

LIGO’s Payoff
Optics & Photonics News — 11 February 2016

Dr. John Holdren Recognized with 2016 OSA Advocate of Optics
AZoOptics — 10 February 2016

New Liquid Crystals Prevent Automobile Touch Screens from Freezing
Phys.org — 09 February 2016

January 2016

One Hundred Years of Innovation
Electro Optics — 21 January 2016

New Method to Create Transparent Glass-Based Materials with UV-Absorbing Power and Long Lifetimes 
AZoOptics — 21 January 2016
 
Giant Clams Light Up Like Plasma Screens,
Only Better

Gizmodo — 19 January 2016

How the Great War Changed the Optics Industry 
Optics & Photonics News (OPN) — 14 January 2016

SPIE President Congratulates OSA on 100th Anniversary
SPIE News — 08 January 2016
 
Novel Metasurface Revolutionizes Ubiquitous Scientific Tool
Opli Magazine — 08 January 2016

New Material for Detecting Photons Captures More Quantum Information
Phys.org — 05 January 2016

The Optical Society Celebrates 100 Years in 2016
Novus Light Technologies Today — 05 January 2016

The Optical Society is 100 Years Old in 2016
Laser Focus World — 05 January 2016

Optical Society to Celebrate Centennial with Talks, Videos and Publications
Photonics.com — 05 January 2016