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  • Powerful Imaging for Point-of-care Diagnostics
    Powerful Imaging for Point-of-care Diagnostics
    05 novembro 2014
    A new handheld probe developed by a team of university and industry researchers in the Netherlands and France could give doctors powerful new imaging capabilities right in the palms of their hands.

  • Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
    Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
    29 outubro 2014
    A new method for improving the thrust generated by laser-propulsion systems may bring Scientists and science fiction writers one step closer to practical use.

  • OSA and OIDA to Merge Corporate Member Programs
    OSA and OIDA to Merge Corporate Member Programs
    27 outubro 2014
    OSA Corporate Associates and the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) will merge into one membership program called OSA Industry Development Associates as of January 1, 2015.

  • New 3D Display Technology Promises Greater Energy Efficiency
    New 3D Display Technology Promises Greater Energy Efficiency
    22 outubro 2014
    New today in Optics Letters, researchers have devised an ultra-thin LCD screen that operates without a power source, making it a compact, energy-efficient way to display visual information.

  • OSA Elects Eric Mazur as 2015 Vice President
    OSA Elects Eric Mazur as 2015 Vice President
    21 outubro 2014
    OSA is pleased to announce that its members have elected Eric Mazur of Harvard University, USA, as its 2015 vice president.

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