OSA in the News

OSA In The News - 2016

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.

June 2016

Tingye Li Innovation Prize Awarded to Marcus Seidel
Innovations Report– June 6, 2016

OSA Walks Through a Century of Light
Physics Today– June 1, 2016

May  2016

Taking a Look at 'Enabled by Optics' 
Smile Politely– May 19, 2016

April 2016

March 2016

The Optical Society Announces 2016 Award Recipients
Novus Light Technologies Today– March 9, 2016

OSA Member Annie Wang and Colleagues Develop a Solar Cell That is so Thin it Rest Happily on a Soap Bubble
Digital Trends– March 1, 2016

February 2016

LIGO’s Payoff
Optics & Photonics News– February 11, 2016

Dr. John Holdren Recognized with 2016 OSA Advocate of Optics
AZoOptics– February 10, 2016

Chief Scientist Dr. Greg Quarles Meets With Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade to Discuss Challenges for
Small Business Owners

Small Business Committee– February 10, 2016

New Liquid Crystals Prevent Automobile Touch Screens from Freezing
Phys.org—February 9, 2016

January 2016

New Method to Create Transparent Glass-Based Materials With UV-Absorbing Power and Long Lifetimes 
AZoOptics– January 21, 2015
 
Giant Clams Light Up Like Plasma Screens,
Only Better

Gizmodo– January 19, 2015

How the Great War Changed the Optics Industry 
Optics & Photonics News (OPN)– January 14, 2016
 
Eric Betzig Group Takes $25K Prize for Light-Sheet Microscopy Advance
Photonics.com– January 13, 2016

Novel Metasurface Revolutionizes Ubiquitous Scientific Tool
Opli Magazine– January 8, 2016

New Material for Detecting Photons Captures More Quantum Information
Phys.org – January 5, 2016