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  • OSA Student Members Organize IONS Conference in China
    OSA Student Members Organize IONS Conference in China
    14 setembro 2012
    The International OSA Network of Students (IONS) is hosting the third IONS-Asia conference, beginning today and running through Sept. 16 at the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Science (CIOMP) in Changchun, China.

  • Laser-powered ‘Needle’ Promises Pain-free Injections
    Laser-powered ‘Needle’ Promises Pain-free Injections
    13 setembro 2012
    A new laser-based system, however, that blasts microscopic jets of drugs into the skin could soon make getting a shot as painless as being hit with a puff of air.

  • Industry Leaders Unveil Optics and Photonics Report for U.S. Policymakers
    Industry Leaders Unveil Optics and Photonics Report for U.S. Policymakers
    12 setembro 2012
    OSA co-hosts two events emphasizing economic importance of optics and photonics for federal agency and congressional staff

  • OSA Launches New Meeting on Advanced Solid State Lasers
    OSA Launches New Meeting on Advanced Solid State Lasers
    11 setembro 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of a new annual Advanced Solid State Lasers Congress (ASSL). The event combines OSA’s Advanced Solid State Photonics (ASSP), Advances in Optical Materials (AIOM), and Fiber Lasers and Applications (FILAS) Topical Meetings into a comprehensive conference and exhibition.

  • OSA to Co-Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Economic Importance of Optics and Photonics
    OSA to Co-Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Economic Importance of Optics and Photonics
    10 setembro 2012
    The Optical Society (OSA), in conjunction with the IEEE Photonics Society, SPIE and the American Physical Society (APS), is co-hosting a congressional briefing on the National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) recently-released report, Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation. Leading optical scientists and engineers will discuss the report and the growing economic importance of optics and photonics.

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