OSA in the News


OSA In The News

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.

July 2015

Unprecedented Gigapixel Multicolor Microscope: Powerful New Tool to Advance Drug Research
Science Daily – July 16, 2015

Unaided Human Eye Can Determine Nanometer Thick Thin Films
AZO Nano – July 10, 2015
 
IOP Recognizes 4 for Photonics, Optics Research
Photonics Spectra – July 8, 2015
 
Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optic/ Pacific Rim to be Held 24–28, August 2015 in South Korea
AZO Optics – July 8, 2015
 
Laser Breathalyzer Can Sniff Out Disease
Popular Science – July 7, 2015
 
Capitol Hill Briefing on Mysteries of the Brain
Foreign Affairs – July 7, 2015
 
Why Your Phone Might One Day Tell You That You’re Pregnant
The Huffington Post – July 3, 2015
 
Ultra-Stable JILA Microscopy Technique Tracks Tiny Objects for Hours
Phys.org – July 1, 2015
 
OSA Industry Development Associates Forecasts 7 Percent Growth in Global Biophotonics Sales
Novus Light – July 1, 2015 

June 2015

The Scholarly Kitchen – June 25, 2015

New Lenses Grown Layer-by-layer Increase X-ray Power
Phys.org – June 24, 2015
 
Today’s Photonics-Enabled Disaggregated Data Centers Improve Energy Efficiency and Capacity
Marketplace – June 24, 2015
 
Mirror-Like Display Harnesses Ambient Light
Product Design & Development – June 23, 2015

New Book on 'The Wonders of Light'
AZO Optics – June 22, 2015

The Optical Society Leads Rankings in the Optics Category in the 2015 Edition of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Reuters – June 22, 2015

Celebrating the International Year of Light at Laser World of Photonics 2015
Novus Light Technologies – June 18, 2015

New Light Propagation Technique Paves the Way for Engineering Custom Atom Traps
Phys.org – June 15, 2015
 
Iranian Researchers Model, Design Optical Switches
Nanotechnology Now – June 13, 2015
 
Breakthrough ‘Smart Window’ Tintings Offer Low Cost Privacy and Temperature Control
AZO Build – June 11, 2015
 
Champions to Put the Spotlight on York Research
University of York – June 10, 2015

Holographic Microscopy Identifies Single Bacterium at Point of Care
medGadget – June 9, 2015

Space Exploration and Super-Resolution Microscopy Discussed at Imaging and Applied Optics Conference
AZO Optics – June 8, 2015

Imaging and Applied Optics Congress 2015 to Feature Innovative Advancements in Applied Optics
Marketplace – June 5, 2015

OSA Explores Optics at Discovery Museums’ Friday Night Fun
Maynard Local – June 4, 2015

University of Houston Researchers Identify Less-Invasive Method For Kidney Diagnostics
Device Space – June 3, 2015
 
Entangled Photons Unlock New Characterization of Quantum Tech
Product Design and Development – June 1, 2015

May 2015

The Optical Society, SPIE and MRS Name 2015-2016 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows Individual.com – May 28, 2015
 
Physicists Stimulate for the First Time Charged Majorana Particles
Phys.org – May 27, 2015

CLEO 2015: Valuable Insights Into Scientific and Technical Optics
Novus Light – May 18, 2015
 
Microscope Allows Deep Brain Exploration
Science Daily – May 12, 2015

SPIE and OSA Urge Photonics Industry Input to ITAR Regulation Changes
Laser Focus World – May 9, 2015
 
The Optical Society has brought on Tracy Schario as chief external relations officer
PR Week – May 7, 2015
 
Focus On CLEO: 2015
Photonics Online Newsletter – May 6, 2015
 
Random Raman Laser Could Reveal Secrets Of Microscopic Life Through Speckle-Free Images
Headlines & Global News – May 4, 2015

April 2015

A New Solid-state Device can Demonstrate the Physical Principles of Invisibility Cloaks Without Special Equipment or Magic Spells
Nanotechnology Now – April 30, 2015
 
Simultaneously Visualizing &Tracking Microscopic Particles
Asian Scientist – April 29, 2015
 
A Smartphone with Ultimate Macro Feature: DNA-scanning Fluorescent Microscope
Science Daily – April 29, 2015
 
The Trillion-Frame-Per-Second Camera
Market Place – April 29, 2015
 
The Optical Society Launches New Publishing Platform to Enhance Ease of Use, Search and Discoverability of Content
Bloomberg Business — April 28, 2015
 
AUREA Technology, Inrad Optics, Northrop Grumman Selected for 2015 CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Award
Enhanced Online News – April 27, 2015
 
SWIFTS Spectrometer to Study Earth's Tides and Quakes
Science Daily – April 24, 2015
 
Generating Broadband Terahertz Radiation from a Microplasma in Air
Phys.org – April 24, 2015
 
Optical Diffraction Tomography Technique Helps Measure 3-D Positions of Optically-Trapped Particles in High Speed
AZO Nanotechnology – April 24, 2015
 
Milione Increases Data Speeds
Super Computing Online – April 23, 2015
 
Quantum ‘Paparazzi' Film Photons In The Act Of Pairing Up
Photonics Online – April 22, 2015
 
Here’s What a ‘Quadruple Rainbow’ Looks Like
Time – April 21, 2015

Novel HDR Image Capture Algorithm Adapts Itself to Cameras
AZO Optics – April, 17, 2015
 
New Light Technique Reveals Hidden Details of Historic Paintings
Science World Report – April 14, 2015
 
Professor Develops More Efficient Sensor
Computer Graphics World – April 14, 2015
 
How do you feel? Video of Your Face May Tell All
R & D Magazine – April 7, 2015
 
Next-gen Temperature Sensor Developed to Measure Ocean Dynamics
Science Daily – April 6, 2015
 
Revolutionize Your Selfie Game Because Smartphones Will Produce High-resolution 3D Images
Physics News – April 3, 2015
 
Reinvented Optical Gyroscope Smaller, More Sensitive
Photonics.com – April 2, 2015
 
Facebook Builds World's Longest Optical Network
Telecom Asia – April 1, 2015
 
Nonlinear Swept Frequency Technique for CO2 Measurements Using a CW Laser System
Tech Briefs – April 1, 2015

March 2015

"Light the Future: A Community Outreach Event" for Los Angeles Area Students Taking Place at OFC Celebrates International Year of Light
CNBC – March 25, 2015
 
Chameleon-like Artificial 'Skin' that Changes Colour
Yahoo! News – March 13, 2015
 
University of California, Berkeley Presents Largest-scale Silicon Photonic Switch
Semiconductor Today – March 13, 2015
 
CLEO 2015: Plenary Keynotes by Nobel Prize Winners and Laser Luminaries
Novus Light – March 11, 2015
 
OFC 2015 to Host 550+ Exhibitors Featuring Innovative Advancements in Science and Optical Communications; Global Industry Leaders to Present Business and Technical Programming on Exhibit Floor
TMC.net – March 10, 2015
 
Hybrid Thin Film for Flexible Display Screens
AZO Nano – March 9, 2015
 
Electron Spins Controlled Using Sound Waves
Cornell University – March 6, 2015
 
Laser Day Lights Up Young Crowd
UA News – March 4, 2015
 
Optics for Kids
Internet @ Schools—March 1, 2015

February 2015

New Filter Could Advance Terahertz Data Transmission
Phys.org—February 27, 2015
 
Nature has the Answer
ElectroOptics.com – February 22, 2015

Polaroid Introduces the Instant camera, February 21, 1947
EDN Network – February 21, 2015
 
CLEO Laser Science to Photonic Applications 2015
Photonics Media – February 20, 2015
 
International Year of Light 2015: Discover the Power of Light
Novus Light – February 19, 2015
 
Breakthrough Research, Keynotes from Global Network Innovators and Leading Edge Products and Services at OFC 2015—the World’s Premier Optical Communications Event
YAHOO! Finance – February 18, 2015

OSA Presents 2015 Advocate of Optics Recognition to Congressman Tom Reed
Yahoo! Finance – February 3, 2015
 
Light BLOX Motivates Students at Local NGO
Yahoo! News – February 2, 2015
 
New Signs of Trouble in Diabetic Eyes
EyeWorld – February 2, 2015

January 2015

National Photonics Initiative Commends Three Consortiums for Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation
AZO Optics – January 31, 2015
 
Particle Entanglement Could Revolutionize Super-computers and Communication
 redOrbit –January 30, 2015
 
Remembering Laser Inventor, Nobel Prize Winner, Charles Townes
Novus Light—January 29, 2015
 
Smartphone Matches Lab Instrument for Quality of Diagnostic Tests
Medical Design Technology – January 27, 2015
 
Ronald Driggers Joins Optical Society as Editor-in-chief
City Biz List – January 23, 2015
 
Scientists Make Breakthrough in Pulsed Laser Design
Electronics Weekly – January 22, 2015
 
OSA Applauds President Obama's Continued Support for Innovation, Manufacturing and Research in Last Night's State of the Union
Manufacturing News Today – January 21, 2015
 
TU Vienna and TriLite Prototype Glasses-free Multi-image 3D Display
Laser Focus World – January 19, 2015

Breakthrough Lights up Metamaterials
ScienceDaily – January 16, 2014
 
The Billboards of the Future Are 'Trixelated' 3D Holograms
Motherboard – January 15, 2014
 
New Light Shaping Tech Could Lead to Breakthroughs in Holograms, Microscopy
Engineering.com – January 7, 2014
 
Physics Professor at Clarkson University Contributes to Optical Society's New Educational Poster Series
AZO Optics – January 6, 2014

 

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