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  • Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways
    Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways
    14 abril 2014
    In dense, urban centers around the world, many people live and work in dim and narrow streets surrounded by tall buildings that block sunlight. And as the global population continues to rise and buildings are jammed closer together, the darkness will only spread.

  • The Optical Society Welcomes Philips as International Year of Light’s First Patron Sponsor
    The Optical Society Welcomes Philips as International Year of Light’s First Patron Sponsor
    10 abril 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) today applauded Royal Philips for signing on as the first patron sponsor of the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015).

  • Alison Taylor Joins The Optical Society as Executive Editor
    Alison Taylor Joins The Optical Society as Executive Editor
    07 abril 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that Alison Taylor has joined the OSA Publishing staff as executive editor, where she will manage a portfolio of OSA journals, including its newest journal, Optica, which is set to publish its first issue in July.

  • Industry Newsmakers
    Industry Newsmakers
    31 março 2014
    OSA’s Corporate Members are making waves in their respective markets—from ultra-thin touchscreens to ultrafast optoelectronics. This quarter’s OSA Industry Newsmakers showcases the breadth of applications that are enabled by optics and photonics.

  • OSA and OSK Name First Recipient of Sang Soo Lee Award
    OSA and OSK Name First Recipient of Sang Soo Lee Award
    25 março 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the Optical Society of Korea (OSK) are pleased to announce that the inaugural Sang Soo Lee Award winner is Mario Garavaglia of the Center for Optical Research in La Plata, Argentina.

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