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Recognizing members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics, The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that 77 OSA members have been elected as the newest class of OSA Fellows.

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).

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