OSA in the News


OSA In The News

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.

May 2014

How Researchers Can Turn a Smartphone into a Microscope
TIME – May 2, 2014

April 2014

Droplet Lens Turns Smartphones into Mobile Laboratories
The Australian – April 25, 2014
 
Students Are Our Future
Nature Photonics – April 25, 2014
 
How Do You Make a 1-Cent Microscope Lens? Just Bake a Batch in the Oven
Gizmag – April 24, 2014
 
ANU Lens Turns Smartphone Cameras into Microscopes
ZDNet – April 24, 2014
 
Droplet Lens Turns Smart Phones into Microscopes
Xinhua – April 24, 2014
 
Daylight Solutions wins 2014 CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Award
Laser Focus World – April 23, 2014
 
The Optical Society to Participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival
Novus Light – April 23, 2014
 
US Fast-Track Action Committee Recommends Investments in Optics and Photonics Research
Novus Light – April 21, 2014
 
Panels Redirect Sunlight into Shadowy Urban Areas
Photonics.com – April 18, 2014
 
New Technique Detects Microscopic Diabetes-Related Eye Damage
Red Orbit – April 17, 2014
 
Rooftop Panels Could Bring More Light to Shady Alleyways
Gizmag – April 14, 2014
 
Corrugated, Translucent Panel Directs Sunlight onto Narrow Streets and Alleyways
Novus Light – April 14, 2014
 
Philips Steps Up as First Corporate Sponsor for 2015 International Year of Light
Laser Focus World – April 10, 2014
 
First Principles Shine a Light on LED Design
NanoTechWeb – April 9, 2014
 
Transitioning to Photonic Integrated Circuits
Novus Light – April 9, 2014
 
Chirped Pulse Amplification: Three-level Mask Repeatably Creates Pulse-compression Gratings
Laser Focus World – April 3, 2014
 
Kiwis Develop Laser-operated 'Optical Tweezers'
The New Zealand Herald – April 2, 2014
 
Don't Gamble, Use Physics for LED Lighting
Nanowerk News – April 2, 2014
 
Datacenters Drive 100G Race
EE Times – April 1, 2014
 
Optics Suitcase Travels to Students
Photonics Spectra – April 1, 2014

 
March 2014

OFC 2014 Reporter's Notebook - Day 3
Lightwave – March 16, 2014
 
OFC 2014 Reporter's Notebook - Day 2
Lightwave – March 12, 2014
 
OFC 2014 Reporter's Notebook - Day 1
Lightwave – March 11, 2014
 
Raman Heats Up
Light Reading – March 14, 2014
 
OFC 2014 Show Reports ‘Flurry of Activity’
Optics.org – March 14, 2014
 
Hooking Up the World is a Tough Business
Examiner.com – March 13, 2014
 
Ciena, Infinera Trends Positive at OFC, Says Street
Barron’s – March 13, 2014
 
OFC: Available Now – True 10G Stuff!
Light Reading – March 13, 2014
 
IBM Offers Glimpse into Timeline for Silicon Photonics Tools
The RRPC Blog – March 13, 2014
 
Panel: Death of Cisco and Juniper Switches are Greatly Exaggerated
The Register – March 12, 2014
 
OFC 2014: SDN in the Optical Space
Enterprise Networking Planet – March 11, 2014
 
Facebook Walks on Optical Networking's Wild Side
PC World – March 10, 2014
 
UCSB Researchers Boost Efficiency of Quantum-Dot Lasers on Silicon
 Laser Focus World – March 5, 2014
 
When Disaster Strikes: Safeguarding Networks
Science Daily – March 5, 2014
 
OFC 2014: Margaret Cron Named 2014 Bonenfant Scholarship Winner
Novus Light – March 3, 2014
 
UCSB Lasers Marry Quantum Dots and Silicon
Optics.org – March 3, 2014
 
OSA Names Bonenfant Scholarship Winner
Photonics.com – March 3, 2014

February 2014

III-V QD Lasers Grown Directly on Silicon
Novus Light – February 28, 2014
 
IBM Sets Data Transfer Record in Multimode Optical Fiber
EE Times – February 27, 2014
 
IBM Boffins Tout Multi-Mode Fibre Speed Breakthrough
Tech Week Europe – February 26, 2014
 
IBM Stuffs 64gbps of Traffic Down 'Low Quality' Fibres
The Register – February 26, 2014
 
IBM Sets VCSEL-based Multimode Fiber-Optic Communications Record
Laser Focus World – February 26, 2014
 
Data-transfer Speeds Reach New Heights
Compound Semiconductor – February 26, 2014
 
New Record Set For Data Transmission
Red Orbit – February 26, 2014
 
New Record Set for Data-Transfer Speeds: Existing Technology for Short-Range Data Transmission May be Fast Enough for Years to Come
Science Daily – February 25, 2014
 
Chip-to-chip Silicon Photonics Devices Described at OFC
Lightwave – February 19, 2014
 

January 2014

What Keeps Animals Warm? Insulating Power In Animal Fur And Feathers Shows Radiation Plays A Role
International Business Times – January 23, 2014
 
Supercontinuum Light Empowers Research, Biomedicine
BioOptics World – January 22, 2014
 
Handheld OCT Device Promises Screening For Retinal Disease In Primary Care
BioOptics World – January 21, 2014
 
Michael Duncan Joins Optical Society as Senior Science Advisor
Novus Light – January 15, 2014
 
Campaign Begins to Endow Award Honoring Tingye Li
Photonics.com – January 9, 2014
 
Trends in Imaging
Photonics.com – January 2014

December 2013

Experimental Tool Uses Light To Tweak The Living Brain
NPR – December 26, 2013

Portable Scanner Designed to Make Eye Exams Quicker and Easier
Gizmag – December 23, 2013
 
UN Proclaims 2015 ‘International Year of Light’
Photonics.com – December 23, 2013
 
Five Light Leaders Celebrated in 2013
Novus Light – December 23, 2013
 
Picture this: Data-wrangling Boffins say they have made JPEGs Obsolete
The Register – December 20, 2013
 
NIST Researchers Achieve Chip-Scale Bidirectional Optical Frequency Conversion Between 980 and 1550 Nm
Laser Focus World – December 18, 2013

71 Optical Society Members Achieve the Rank of Fellow
Novus Light – December 11, 2013
 
Kazuro Kikuchi Named as 2014 John Tyndall Award Winner
Laser Focus World – December 9, 2013
 
Better Optical Modulators Boost Silicon Photonics
Photonics.com – December 2013

November 2013

Have You Had LASIK Surgery? Be Grateful to a Turkey.
Slate.com – November 26, 2013
 
UCF Researchers Develop Next-Generation Photonics Platform
Orlando Business Journal – November 14, 2013
 
Photoacoustic Mammoscope Detects Breast Cancer Using Light and Ultrasound
Health Imaging – November 8, 2013

Exciting Students with the Galileoscope
Photonics Spectra – November 2013

October 2013

Cheaper Breast Cancer Screening Device in Development
DOTmed Daily News – October 29, 2013
 
Zoomable Holograms Pave the Way for Versatile, Portable Projectors
Space Daily – October 28, 2013
 
Findings May Mean Faster Electronics
Boulder County Business Report – October 25, 2013
 
Diagnostic Device Promises Earlier Detection of Cancer
The Engineer – October 24, 2013
 
Stephen E. Harris Named Honorary Member of The Optical Society
Photonics.com – October 23, 2013

A Better Breathalyzer
R&D Magazine - October 9, 2013

September 2013

FIO 2013: Tiny Camera Records Details at Crime Scene 
Novus Light Technologies Today  September 26, 2013

FIO 2013: First Real-time Dector for IV Drugs
Novus Light Technologies Today  September 24, 2013

Imaging Technology Captures Tumor Growth in Real Time
CNET – September 17, 2013

August 2013

Laser Method Inserts DNA into a Single Living Cell
Novus Light Technologies Today – August 8, 2013

July 2013

James Gordon, Who Paved Way for Lasers, Dies at 85
The New York Times – July 27, 2013

Lasers Watch Plant Roots Grow in Transparent Soil
New Scientist – July 5, 2013

June 2013

Tech Transfer via the Moon
Photonics.com June 10, 2013
 
Weird quantum entanglement achieves new detection record
Mother Nature Network June 7, 2013
 
CLEO Presents Cutting-Edge Research on Optics, Lasers
Photonics.com June 7, 2013
 
CLEO: 2013 press luncheon spotlights new techniques in optofluidics, temporal cloaking, cryolasers
Phys.org June 7, 2013
 
Article: Weird Quantum Entanglement Achieves New Record
LiveScience June 6, 2013
 
Weird Quantum Entanglement Achieves New Record
Oregon Herald June 6, 2013
 
Optics and Photonics Leaders Propose International Year of Light to the UN and UNESCO
Azonano.com June 6, 2013
 
International Year of Light Proposed at United Nations
Novus Light Technologies Today June 5, 2013

Going Green By Uniting OLEDs & CdSe QDs
Compound Semiconductor – June 5, 2013
 
Gold Nanoparticles Combined with DNA Snippets may Help Diagnose Kaposi’s Sarcoma
Azonano.com – June 5, 2013
 
Study: UV Light Doubles Shelf Life Of Strawberries
redOrbit – June 5, 2013
 
UV-LEDs Make Bygones of Strawberry Mold and Decay
Gizmag – June 5, 2013
 
CLEO 2013: Detecting Disease with a Smart Phone
Novus Light Technologies Today – June 5, 2013
 
CLEO 2013 Starts Next Week
Novus Light Technologies Today – June 4, 2013
 
Inkjet-Printed Hybrid Quantum Dot LEDs for Cheaper Lighting
Product Design & Development Magazine – June 4, 2013
 
Detecting Disease Using Smartphone Accessory
redOrbit – June 4, 2013
 
Inkjet-printed Hybrid Quantum Dot LEDs Bring Cheaper, ‘Greener’ Lighting To Market
redOrbit – June 4, 2013
 
Behold the 9-Day Fresh Strawberry: New Approach to Slowing Rot Doubles Berry Shelf Life
ScienceDaily – June 4, 2013
 
Detecting Disease With a Smartphone Accessory
ScienceDaily – June 4, 2013
 
Cheaper, 'Greener' Lighting With Inkjet-Printed Hybrid Quantum Dot LEDs
Nanowerk – June 4, 2013
 
Behold the 9-Day Fresh Strawberry: New Approach to Slowing Rot Doubles Berry Shelf Life
Phys.org – June 4, 2013
 
Bringing Cheaper, 'Greener' Lighting to Market With Inkjet-Printed Hybrid Quantum Dot LEDs
ScienceDaily – June 4, 2013
 
Detecting Disease With a Smartphone Accessory
Phys.org – June 4, 2013
 
State of Industry Subject of Photonics North Keynote
Photonics.com – June 3, 2013

May 2013

Grumpy Cat Movie, World's Tiniest Bunny: This Week in Off-beat Tech Stories
CBS News – May 31, 2013
 
Tiny Bunny Sculpture the Size of a Bacterium
CNET – May 31, 2013
 
Photonics North 2013: Optical Society Senior Advisor Tom Hausken to Keynote
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 31, 2013
 
CLEO 2013: Virus Counting Outside the Lab
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 31, 2013
 
Microscopic Bunny Could Help Fight Brain Disorders
The Verge May 31, 2013
 
Photonics Industry Looks To Federal Government To Get Back Into The Game -- Introducing the National Photonics Initiative
Manufacturing & Technology News  – May 31, 2013
 
OSA Senior Engineering & Applications Advisor Tom Hausken To Address Global State Of Photonics At Photonics North 2013
Photonics Online – May 31, 2013
 
Check Out This 3D Printed Bunny the Size of a Bacterium
DVICE May 30, 2013
 
New Single Virus Detection Techniques for Faster Disease Diagnosis
ScienceDaily – May 30, 2013
 
New Single Virus Detection Technique Yields Faster Diagnosis
R&D Mag – May 30, 2013
 
Researchers to Present Optical Techniques for Counting Single Viruses Outside the Lab
BioOptics World – May 30, 2013
 
Faster Disease Diagnosis With New Single Virus Detection Techniques
redOrbit – May 30, 2013
 
Quantum Communications are Not Secure Say Researchers
Electrooptics.com – May 30, 2013
 
This Bacterium-Sized Bunny Could Be The Future Of Bionic Brains
Popular Science May 29, 2013
 
Quantum Cryptography’s Security May Not Be Air-tight
Homeland Security Newswire – May 29, 2013
 
Quantum Encryption May Be Hackable
Laboratory Equipment – May 29, 2013
 
Just How Secure is Quantum Cryptography
SpaceDaily – May 29, 2013

Quantum Cryptography’s Security May Not be Air-tight
Homeland Security Newswire – May 29, 2013
 
CLEO 2013: How Secure is Quantum Cryptography?
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 28, 2013

Just How Secure Is Quantum Cryptography?
Scientific Computing – May 28, 2013
 
Researchers Test Quantum Encryption Hacking Risk
Phys.org – May 28, 2013
 
IPG Photonics Donates $250K to Siegman Laser School Endowment
Photonics.com – May 24, 2013
 
Making Photonics a Priority
Laser Focus World – May 24, 2013
 
IPG Photonics Donates $250,000 for Siegman International School on Lasers
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 24, 2013
 
Ultrashort Laser Pulses Squeezed Out of Graphene
Nature – May 24, 2013
 
Growing New Brains with Infrared Light
Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence – May 24, 2013
 
Photonics Societies Launch National Initiative
Photonics.com – May 23, 2013
 
Photonics Societies Announce National Photonics Initiative
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 23, 2013
 
US National Photonics Initiative Launched
Electrooptics.com – May 23, 2013
 
National Photonics Initiative Seeks to Boost U.S. Competitiveness
Converge! Network Digest – May 23, 2013
 
IPG Photonics Makes Large Donation to OSA Foundation's Siegman International School on Lasers
Laser Focus World – May 23, 2013
 
OSA Foundation Receives $250,000 Donation from IPG Photonics for Siegman International School on Lasers
Optics.org – May 23, 2013

Coming Into Existence: Lab Sets a New Record for Creating Heralded Photons
ScienceDaily – May 20, 2013
 
Optogenetic Tool Has Potential for Brain Mapping
Photonics.com – May 17, 2013

Becoming Invisible, at Least to Microwaves
New York Times – May 13, 2013
 
OSA Names Award Recipients for 2013
BioPhotonics Magazine – May 13, 2013
 
Back-to-back Issues of Optics Express
The Institute of Photonic Sciences – May 10, 2013

Research by Kristen Maitland and Brian Applegate featured on cover of 'Biomedical Optics Express'
Texas A&M University – May 8, 2013
 
Novus Media Today Group's Kaufman Awarded OSA/MRS Congressional Science Fellowship
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 8, 2013
 
3D-Print Your Own Invisibility Cloak, Kind of
CNET – May 7, 2013
 
Societies Name Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows
Photonics.com – May 7, 2013
 
New Device Detects Asbestos In Real-Time, With Lasers And Magnets
Popular Science – May 6, 2013
 
Laser-based System Detects Asbestos in Real Time
Photonics.com – May 6, 2013
 
Airborne Asbestos Fibres Detected by Light Scattering in Real Time
spectroscopyNOW – May 6, 2013
 
On-Site Asbestos Detector to Help Prevent Dangerous Exposure
Medgadget – May 3, 2013
 
Laser-based Airborne Asbestos Detector Developed at University of Hertfordshire
Laser Focus World – May 2, 2013
 
New On-site Asbestos Detector Improves Work Place Safety
Alpha Galileo – May 2, 2013
 
Promise Of Better Workplace Safety Offered By On-site Asbestos Detector
RedOrbit – May 2, 2013
 
Portable Real-Time Asbestos Detector Promises Safer Workplace
Novus Light Technologies Today – May 2, 2013

April 2013

LED Streetlight Design Curbs Light Pollution
Photonics.com – April 30, 2013
 
University Researchers Reveal LED Street-light Design with Precise Beam and Less Glare
LEDs Magazine – April 28, 2013
 
Imaging: Microscopic Systems Through Holographic Video
Scientist Live April 27, 2013
 
Ovum's Perspectives on Photonic Integration
Lightwave April 26, 2013
 
LED Streetlamp Aims to Improve Public's View of Stars
BBC News April 25, 2013
 
New LED Streetlight Design Cuts Light Pollution
Discovery News – April 25, 2013
 
New Street Light Design Eliminates Light Pollution
Smart Planet – April 25, 2013
 
New LED Technology Could Reduce Light Pollution
RedOrbit – April 24, 2013
 
New LED Lamps Light Street, Not Sky
BUILDINGS Magazine – April 24, 2013
 
KMLabs wins 2013 CLEO/LFW Innovation Award; Three Honorable Mentions Named
Laser Focus World – April 23, 2013

Thermal Imaging Helps Nab Bombing Suspect
Photonics.com – April 22, 2013

Multilayer Laue Lenses Enable Studies of Nanostructures with Ultra-high Resolution
Phys.org – April 17, 2013

Researchers Create Novel Optical Fibers
ScienceDaily – April 16, 2013
 
Science R&D Spending Up in US Budget for 2014
Novus Light Technologies Today – April 11, 2013
 
Verizon & NEC Claim Fiber Record
Light Reading – April 11, 2013
 
AT&T Researchers Set a Long-Haul Data Record
MIT Technology Review – April 10, 2013

Long Distance 3D Laser Camera Images Objects: New Applications for Precise Technology
Science World Report – April 10, 2013
 
Daily Planet : April 9th 2013
Discovery Channel Canada – April 9, 2013
 
Scientists Create 3D Laser Camera That Can Create Models of Objects Up to a Kilometre Away
National Post – April 9, 2013
 
Camera Uses Laser Beams to Take 3-D Images From 1 Kilometer Away
Wired – April 8, 2013
 
Washington: 2013 Corning Student Paper Competition Winner Announced at OFC/NFOEC
Laser Focus World – April 8, 2013

Imager Makes 3-D Pictures From Half a Mile Away
Discovery News – April 5, 2013
 
Lasers Capture 3D Images from a Kilometre Away
The Register – April 5, 2013
 
New System Takes High-Resolution 3D Images From Half Mile Away
RedOrbit – April 5, 2013
 
Camera Captures 3-D Images from 1 km Away
Photonics.com – April 4, 2013
 
Single-photon Depth System Images Targets 1 km Away
Laser Focus World – April 4, 2013
 
Optics Community Hails Obama’s Brain Mapping Initiative
Photonics.com – April 4, 2013
 
President Obama's BRAIN Initiative Could Look to Biophotonics Techniques
BioOptics World – April 4, 2013
 
Optical Society Applauds US President's Brain Mapping Initiative
Novus Light Technologies Today – April 4, 2013
 
OSA Applauds New White House Brain Mapping Initiative
Photonics Online – April 3, 2013
 
Barron's Blog: JNPR, ALLT, PKT, BSFT: Pac Crest Cuts Estimates on Europe
Dow Jones Newswires – April 2, 2013
 
OFC/NFOEC Showcased Leading Connector Suppliers
Connector Supplier – April 2, 2013

Corning Student Paper Competition Winner Announced at OFC/NFOEC
Laser Focus World – April 2, 2013
 
OSA Student Chapters Top 300 Worldwide
Novus Light Technologies Today – April 2, 2013

Supernanograting Enables Spectrometer Sensor
Photonics Spectra April 1, 2013
 
Nanotubes on a Chip Simplify Optical Power Measurements
Photonics Spectra April 1, 2013
 
News Brief: OSA Advocate of Optics Presentation to Steven Chu
Photonics Spectra April 1, 2013

March 2013

The Call for the National Photonics Initiative
Novus Light Technologies Today – March 25, 2013

OSA CEO Testifies on Capitol Hill About Importance of Sustained R&D Funding
Laser Focus World – March 22, 2013
 
Intense Terahertz Pulses Cause DNA Damage and Repair
Physics World – March 22, 2013
 
OSA CEO Testifies on Capitol Hill About Importance of Sustained R&D Funding
BioOptics World – March 22, 2013
 
OSA Launches New Web-based Submission and Manuscript Tracking System to Streamline Journal Submissions
Knowledgespeak – March 21, 2013
 
OSA CEO Testifies on Capitol Hill on Sustained R&D Funding
Novus Light Technologies Today – March 21, 2013
 
OSA Announces 17 Award Recipients for 2013
Photonics.com – March 18, 2013

Cameras, DNA and the Technology of T-rays
Medgadget – March 18, 2013
 
How to Build a Multiverse
Economist – March 16, 2013
 
The Optical Society Announces 17 Award Recipients for 2013
Laser Focus World – March 16, 2013
 
Intense Terahertz Pulses Cause both DNA Damage and Repair
R&D Mag – March 15, 2013
 
The Optical Society Announces 2013 Award Recipients
Novus Light Technologies Today – March 15, 2013
 
OSA, Scientists, Engineers Meet with Lawmakers
Photonics.com – March 15, 2013
 
The Optical Society Announces 17 Award Recipients For 2013
Photonics Online – March 15, 2013
 
Intense THz Pulses May Trigger DNA Damage Repair
Novus Light Technologies Today – March 15, 2013
 
Intense Terahertz Pulses Cause DNA Damage But Also Induce DNA Repair
RedOrbit – March 14, 2013
 
Terahertz Pulses Cause DNA Damage While Inducing DNA Repair
BioOptics World – March 14, 2013
 
Intense Terahertz Pulses Cause DNA Damage But Also Induce DNA Repair
Photonics Online – March 14, 2013

Spring Photonics Tradeshow Fever
LaserFocusWorld – March 13, 2013
 
Breaking the Final Barrier: Room-temperature Electrically Powered Nanolasers
Science Blog – March 13, 2013
 
Now, Battery Powered Nanolasers That Can Operate at Room Temperature
Sify – March 13, 2013
 
Stanford Unveils High-res 'Micro-endoscope' Thin as Hair 
CNET – March 13, 2013
 
New Technology May Allow for High Resolution Endoscopes as Thin as Human Hair
Medgadget – March 13, 2013
 
A High-Resolution Endoscope As Thin As A Human Hair
RedOrbit – March 13, 2013
 
Nanomechanical Fiber Goes Beyond Light Transmission
Photonics.com – March 13, 2013
 
Researchers Build Room-temperature Electrically Powered Nanolasers
R&D Mag – March 12, 2013

OSA, Industry Groups Gather to Showcase Optics, Photonics
Photonics.comMarch 5, 2013
 
OSA Begins “Enabled by Optics” Campaign
Novus Light Technologies Today March 5, 2013
 
The Optical Society Kicks Off Enabled By Optics Campaign
Photonics Online – March 5, 2013
 
The Optical Society Launches Enabled by Optics campaign
ElectroOptics.com – March 5, 2013
 
OSA Launches 'Enabled by Optics'
Light Reading – March 5, 2013
 
Photonic Integration Hot Topic at OFC/NFOEC 2013
Photonics.com March 5, 2013
 
OFC/NFOEC 2013: Featuring Breakthrough Research and Technology-focused Programming
Novus Light Technologies Today March 4, 2013
 
OSA Partners With China's CIOMP On Optical Engineering Summer Session
Photonics Online March 1, 2013
 
Future of Optics and Photonics Discussed at Boston University Photonics Center
Novus Light Technologies Today March 1, 2013
 
OSA Supports Photonics Initiative
Light Reading – March 1, 2013
 
OSA Joins Groups in Bringing Together Government, Industry and Academia to Strengthen Photonics Community
Laser Focus World – March 1, 2013

February 2013

OSA Joins Groups in Bringing Together Government, Industry and Academia to Strengthen Photonics Community
Optics.org – February 28, 2013
 
Firefighters Could be Helped by Holograph Technology
BBC News – February 27, 2013
 
Infrared Digital Holography Device Could Aid Fire Fighters
Yahoo! Canada – February 27, 2013
 
Live Hologram Reveals Moving People Trapped in a Fire
New Scientist – February 27, 2013
 
Optic System Helps Firefighters in Rescues
UPI/Breitbart – February 26, 2013
 
As Sequester Nears, OSA Organizes ‘Week of Action’
Photonics.com February 25, 2013
 
OSA Launches Optics and Photonics China Website
Novus Light Technologies Today – February 25, 2013
 
The Optical Society Launches Optics & Photonics China Website
Laser Focus World – February 25, 2013
 
The Next Move-y Screen
Wall Street Journal – February 24, 2013
 
Radical New Image Sensor Turns Your Entire Display Into A Digital Camera
Gizmodo Australia – February 23, 2013
 
Researchers Develop Flexible, Transparent Image Sensor
CNET Australia – February 22, 2013
 
New Transparent, Flat, Flexible Image Sensor has Potential for Gesture Control Displays
Gizmag – February 21, 2013
 
Amazing Flat, Transparent 'Camera' Could Be The Key To Minority Report-Style Computers
Huffington Post UK – February 21, 2013
 
Breakthrough Leads To World’s First Flexible, Flat, Fully Transparent Image Sensor
RedOrbit – February 20, 2013
 
Early Non-Invasive Visualisation And Characterisation Of Vascular Disease
Photonics Online – February 20, 2013
 
ETOP - Meeting the Future of Global Optics Education
Photonics.com February 20, 2013

Graphene Antennas Can Now Be Used To Identify Molecules
Before It’s News – February 20, 2013
 
Exploradio: The Future of Seeing
WKSU – February 18, 2013
 
Join the Winners List for the 2013 CLEO/LFW Innovation Awards
Laser Focus World – February 18, 2013

New Applied Optics Findings from Nankai University Published
Health & Medicine Week – February 15, 2013
 
OSA Recognizes Chu as Advocate of Optics
Photonics.com – February 11, 2013
 
Optical Society Recognizes US Energy Secretary Chu
Novus Light Technologies Today – February 8, 2013
 
Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectrometer Crosses Scale Boundaries
IEEE Spectrum – February 7, 2013

Scouts Search the Heavens for Stars
Guam Pacific Daily News – February 3, 2013
 

January 2013

OFC/NFOEC to Honor Tingye Li
Light Reading – January 31, 2013
 
Optical Communications Pioneer Tingye Li To Be Honored At OFC/NFOEC 2013
Photonics Online – January 31, 2013
 
Ability to Miniaturize Photonics Devices to Sizes Compatible with Computer Chips Inches Closer
Phys.org – January 30, 2013
 
Terahertz Beam Steering and Focusing Possible with German/Japanese Device
LaserFocusWorld – January 30, 2013

UC Merced Connect: Light Device Earns Patent for College
Merced Sun-Star – January 30, 2013

'Progressive' Car Mirror is Said to Eliminate Blind Spots, Distortion
MSN Autos – January 29, 2013
 
Researchers Demonstrate Spectrometer Sensors Using New Nanoscale Photonic Device
Azonano.com – January 29, 2013
 
New Design for Side-view Mirrors Ends Automobile 'blind spots' Without Distorting View
Sify – January 29, 2013
 
NIST's 'Nanotubes on a Chip' May Simplify Optical Power Measurements
SpaceDaily – January 29, 2013
 
Progressive Optics Ends Vehicle Blind Spots
Photonics.com – January 29, 2013
 
Progressive Optics for Side Mirrors Ends Automobile Blind Spots without Distorting View
The Auto Channel – January 28, 2013
 
New Car Mirror Avoids 'Blind Spot'
United Press International – January 28, 2013
 
Progressive Optics for Side Mirrors Ends Automobile Blind Spots Without Distorting View, Experts Say
ScienceDaily – January 28, 2013
 
Disruptive Technology Alert: Self-assembling Silica Microwires Could Supercede Optical Fibers
Cabling Installation and Maintenance – January 24, 2013
 
Self-assembling Silica Microwires Offer New Platform for Integrated Optical Devices
Lightwave January 24, 2013
 
These Liquid Jets Aren’t What They Seem
Gizmodo – January 24, 2013
 
Laser Coaxes Silica Microwires to Self Assemble
Photonics.com – January 23, 2013
 
Self-assembling Silica Microwires
Electronic Component News – January 23, 2013

Active and Passive Modes in One IR Camera
Photonics.com – January 21, 2013
 
NASA Lasers Mona Lisa Into Lunar Orbit (ViDEO)
Latinos Post – January 19, 2013
 
One to Beam Up: NASA Uses a Laser to Send Mona Lisa to the Moon
MSN Canada – January 18, 2013
 
Just Call Her ‘Moona’: NASA Uses Laser to Send Famous Portrait to the Moon
Yahoo! News Canada – January 18, 2013
 
Northwestern Researchers Develop Dual Mode Infra-red Imager
Vision-Systems – January 18, 2013
 
NASA Beams Mona Lisa to Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Moon
ScienceDaily – January 17, 2013
 
One to Beam Up: NASA Uses a Laser to Send Mona Lisa to the Moon
NBC News – January 17, 2013
 
NASA Beams Mona Lisa to Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Moon (w/ video)
Phys.org – January 17, 2013
 
Dual-mode Imaging Could Aid Search-and-rescue Missions
Radio-Electronics.com – January 17, 2013
 
Researchers Develop Integrated Dual-mode Active and Passive Infrared Camera
Phys.org – January 16, 2013
 
Ultrafast Photodetector Could Lead to Increased Fiber Optical Broadband Speeds
Phys.org – January 16, 2013
 
Researchers Develop Integrated Dual-mode Active and Passive Infrared Camera
R&D Mag – January 16, 2013
 
Dazzling Diodes From Bright Bugs
Wall Street Journal – January 13, 2013
 
OSA Reaches Scholarship Goal
Light Reading – January 10, 2013
 
Paul Bonenfant Scholarship Fundraising Exceeds Goal
Lightwave – January 9, 2013
 
Paul Bonenfant Scholarship Fundraising Campaign Successful
Novus Light Technologies Today – January 9, 2013
 
OSA Foundation Announces Success Of Paul Bonenfant Scholarship Fundraising Campaign
Photonics Online – January 9, 2013

Researchers Reverse Engineer Fireflies To Make More Efficient LEDs
Popular Science – January 9, 2013
 
New Bio-inspired Coating That Increases LED Efficiency By 55 Percent
RedOrbit – January 8, 2013
 
Fireflies Mimicked for Brighter LEDs
Photonics.com – January 8, 2013
 
Using Fireflies as a Model, Scientists Boost Efficiency of LED Lights
Yale Environment 360 – January 8, 2013
 
Fireflies are Inspiring Brighter LEDs
GigaOM – January 8, 2013
 
Mimicking Structure of Firefly Abdomens Created More Efficient LEDs
United Press International – January 8, 2013
 
Fireflies Bring us Brighter LEDs
Gizmag – January 8, 2013
 
Scientists Mimic Fireflies to Make Brighter LEDs
EarthSky – January 8, 2013
 
Photonics Pioneer Tingye Li Dies
Photonics.com – January 4, 2013
 
The Optical Society Mourns the Loss of Tingye Li
Optics.org – January 3, 2013
 
OSA Mourns Loss of Tingye Li, Fiber-optics Contributor
LaserFocusWorld – January 3, 2013
 
OSA Mourns Loss of Tingye Li
Light Reading – January 3, 2013
 
The Optical Society Mourns The Loss Of Tingye Li
Photonics Online – January 3, 2013
 
OSA Mourns Loss of Tingye Li
Novus Light Technologies Today – January 3, 2013

Photonics Strengthens Defense – and Offense
Photonics Spectra – January 1, 2013


December 2012

Data Center Workshop to be Co-hosted by OIDA at OFC 2013
Laser Focus World – December 31, 2012

OSA Foundation to award 22 Student Travel Grants in 2013
LaserFocusWorld – December 28, 2012
 
Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fibre Boosts Data Processing
Radio-Electronics.com – December 20, 2012
 
New Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes on Information Superhighway
Lightwave – December 20, 2012
 
22 Student Travel Grants from OSAF in 2013
Novus Light Technologies Today – December 20, 2012
 
New Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes on Information Superhighway
FierceTelecom – December 20, 2012
 
Conventions with the Highest Economic Impact in Baltimore in 2011
Baltimore Business Journal – December 20, 2012
 
New Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes
ECN Mag – December 19, 2012
 
Nanomechanical Fiber Goes Beyond Light Transmission
Photonics.com – December 19, 2012
 
OFC/NFOEC 2013: Dual-Core Optical Fibres
Novus Light Technologies Today – December 19, 2012
 
New Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes on Information Superhighway
Phys.org – December 19, 2012
 
Data Routes On Information Superhighway Enhanced With New Dynamic Dual-core Optical Fiber
RedOrbit – December 19, 2012

Standardized Testing for Skin Damage
Photonics.com  December 17, 2012
 
Microscopic Manipulation
Wall Street Journal  December 16, 2012
 
New Laser Technique Can Reveal Skin's True Age
Sify  December 14, 2012
 
Microscopy Technique Gauges Skin’s True Age
Bio Optics World  December 13, 2012
 
No More Hiding Your Age with New Laser Technique
Novus Light Technologies Today  December 13, 2012
 
Lasers Penetrate the Skin to Reveal a Person's True Age
Medical Daily  December 13, 2012
 
No More Lying About Your Age: Scientists Can Now Gauge Skin’s True Age with New Laser Technique
Canada.com  December 13, 2012
 
New Platform Developed to Measure and Exploit Optomechanical Interactions
Phys.org  December 13, 2012

Now, a Laser Device That Detects Bombs in a Jiffy
Sify – December 11, 2012

A Black Hole for Light
Photonics.com December 10, 2012

ECOC 2012: Optics Express Publishes Special Issue on Conference
Novus Light Technologies Today – December 10, 2012

Nano-sandwich Material Claimed to Boost Solar Cell Efficiency by 175 Percent
Gizmag – December 7, 2012

Big Boost To Solar Power Given By Tiny Structure
RedOrbit December 7, 2012
 
Metallic Sandwich Could Boost Solar Cell's Output
Sify – December 7, 2012

ADVA Optical Networking CEO Brian Protiva to Address Network Transformation at OFC/NFOEC 2013 Plenary Session
Fierce Telecom December 7, 2012

ADVA Optical Networking CEO Brian Protiva To Address Network Transformation At OFC/NFOEC 2013 Plenary Session
Photonics Online – December 6, 2012

ADVA CEO to Keynote OFC/NFOEC Plenary Session
Light Reading – December 6, 2012

OSA, DPG Name H. Jeff Kimble Winner of Herbert Walther Award
Optics.org – December 5, 2012

H. Jeff Kimble Winner of Herbert Walther Award
Novus Light Technologies Today December 5, 2012
 
72 New OSA Fellows
Novus Light Technologies Today – December 4, 2012
 
"World's Smallest Wrench" is Able to Rotate Individual Cells
Gizmag – December 4, 2012
 
UT-Arlington Researchers Have Created the World's Tiniest Wrench, and Think it Can Lead to Deep Space Travel
Dallas Observer December 4, 2012
 
'World's Smallest Wrench' Could Help Build Solar Sails
TG Daily – December 4, 2012
 
New Twist On Microscopic Manipulation From World’s Smallest Wrench
RedOrbit December 3, 2012
 
Optical 'Wrench' Can Move Microparticles
United Press International December 3, 2012
 
Fiber Optic ‘Wrench’ Twists, Turns Tiny Particles
Photonics.com – December 3, 2012
 
‘Hyperspectral’ Camera Surprises Aurora Researchers
The Register (UK) – December 3, 2012
 
Monster Machines: This Camera That Will Look Deep Into The Aurora Borealis
Gizmodo Australia December 1, 2012
 

November 2012

MIT Develops 3-D Light Switch to Study Brain Circuits
BioSpectrum Asia – November 20, 2012

3D 'Light Switch' for Brain Could be Key to Beat Parkinson's and Epilepsy
Yahoo! News India – November 20, 2012

3D Optogenetics Probe from MIT Targets Hundreds of Individual Neurons
LaserFocusWorld – November 19, 2012

Manipulating Living Neurons with a 3D Brain Light Switch
Novus Light Technologies Today – November 19, 2012

A 3-D Light Switch for the Brain
Photonics.com – November 19, 2012

New Flexible Lens Works Like the One in Your Eye - and Could Replace It
The Register – November 14, 2012

GRIN Optical Technology Could Mean Better Implantable Lenses
Gizmag November 13, 2012

Human Eye Inspires More Natural Lens Technology
Novus Light Technologies Today – November 13, 2012

Artificial Eye Lenses Made to Reproduce Optical Qualities of Natural Ones
Medgadget November 13, 2012

Human Eye Gives Visionary Design For New, More Natural Lens Technology
RedOrbit – November 13, 2012

Bio-inspired GRIN lens may lead to better eye implants
LaserFocusWorld – November 13, 2012

Artificial Lens Mimics the Human Eye
United Press International November 13, 2012

Matsuura Named OSA Senior Science Adviser
Photonics.com – November 6, 2012

Anne Matsuura Joins The Optical Society As Senior Science Advisor
Photonics Online – November 5, 2012

Researchers Aim To Prevent Or Treat Defects Before Birth In An Embryo Heart
Medical News Today November 1, 2012

3-D Stress Map Reveals Embryonic Heart Defects
Photonics.com – November 1, 2012

Doppler OCT Imaging Sheds Light on Health of Baby's Heart
BioOpticsWorld – November 1, 2012

First-ever 3-D Stress Map of Developing Embryonic Heart Sheds Light on Why Defects Form
Phys.org November 1, 2012

Don Keck Named OSA Honorary Member
Light Reading – November 1, 2012

OSA names Donald B. Keck as Honorary Member
LaserFocusWorld November 1, 2012

October 2012

A 3D Tool to Track Malformations in Unborn Heart!
Yahoo! News India October 31, 2012

3D Stress Map of Developing Embryonic Heart
Novus Light Technologies Today – October 31, 2012

First-Ever 3-D Stress Map of Developing Embryonic Heart Sheds Light On Why Defects Form
ScienceDaily – October 31, 2012

UNESCO Declares 2015 the International Year of Light
LaserFocusWorld – October 26, 2012
 
UNESCO Adopts Resolution to Make 2015 the International Year of Light
Novus Light Technologies Today – October 25, 2012
 
OSA Lauds UNESCO For Adopting Proposal To Name 2015 The International Year Of Light
Photonics Online – October 25, 2012
 
Gold No Longer Has to be Golden: British Team Finds Way to Change the Precious Metal's Hue
Daily Mail – October 25, 2012
 
Southampton Scientists Change the Colour of Gold
BBC News – October 24, 2012
 
A New Take On the Midas Touch: Changing the Color of Gold
ScienceDaily – October 24, 2012
 
The Optical Society Celebrates Emil Wolf's 90th Birthday
University of Rochester – October 24, 2012
 
Run Benefits Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship
Lightwave – October 29, 2012
 
Frontiers in Optics 2012 Wraps up in Rochester with Increased Attendance
Laser Focus World – October 22, 2012
 
FiO 2012: Strategic Vision for US Optics and Photonics Industry
Novus Light Technologies Today – October 19, 2012
 
Excellent Idea of the Day: Silk for Implants
Discovery News – October 18, 2012
 
Light Matters TV: Silk Optics & Photonic Gel
Photonics.com – October 17, 2012
 
Photonic Crystal Fiber Inventor Named OSA VP
Photonics.com – October 17, 2012
 
Optics Industry, While Strong, Facing Some Bumps
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle – October 16, 2012
 
Optics Industry Conference in Rochester
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle – October 15, 2012
 
Laser Focus World Weekly Newscast
Laser Focus World – October 15, 2012
 
Newly Discovered Light Properties of Silk to Benefit Medical Devices
Medgadget – October 12, 2012
 
Regular Green Laser Pointer Used to Detect Hazardous Chemicals
Gizmag – October 11, 2012
 
FiO Poised for Lots of Bio
BioOptics World – October 11, 2012
 
Laser Pointer IDs Dangerous Chemicals
Photonics.com – October 11, 2012
 
From Lectures to Explosives Detection: Green Laser Pointer Identifies Traces Of Dangerous Chemicals In Real-Time
Photonics Online – October 10, 2012
 
A Fancy Contact Lens To Prevent Childhood Myopia
Technology Review – October 9, 2012
 
Handheld 3D Scanner Could Aid Primary Care Exams, Diagnose Diabetes
Health Imaging – October 5, 2012
 
New Contact Lenses Reshape Eyes, Preventing Nearsightedness
Popular Science – October 4, 2012
 
Contact Lenses Could Soon Stop Nearsightedness Dead
Gizmodo Australia – October 4, 2012
 
Frontiers in Optics 2012: Weak Measurements on Photons Push Past Heisenberg's Precision Limit
Laser Focus World – October 4, 2012
 
FiO 2012: More Certainty on Uncertainty’s Quantum Mechanical Role
Novus Light Technologies Today – October 4, 2012
 
More Certainty On Uncertainty's Quantum Mechanical Role
ScienceDaily – October 4, 2012
 
Tech Universe: Don’t Shake Hands
New Zealand Herald – October 3, 2012
 
Handheld Imaging Tool Could Monitor Chronic Conditions
The Engineer – October 3, 2012
 
Researchers Develop Handheld OCT Device for Primary Care Physician Use
BioOptics World – October 2, 2012
 
Hand-held 3D Scanner Could Simplify Medical Imaging
Gizmag – October 2, 2012
 
Surgical Tool Compensates for Imperceptible Hand Tremors
The Engineer – October 1, 2012
 
New Surgical Tool Steadies Itself for Delicate Procedures
DVICE – October 1, 2012

September 2012

Doctors Could Be Able to ‘See’ Under Patients’ Skin and Diagnose Cancer Without Using Invasive Techniques
Daily Mail – September 25, 2012

OSA, China Partners Launch Photonics Research Journal
Photonics.com – September 25, 2012

A First Glimpse Inside a Photonic Crystal
Nanowerk – September 25, 2012

Tissues Tell the Tale: Non-Invasive Optical Technique Detects Cancer by Looking Under the Skin
Science Daily - September 24, 2012

Get Down With OCT to Image Skin, Below the Surface (video)
Medgadget - September 24, 2012

Researchers Demonstrate “Giant” Forces in Super-Strong Nanomaterials
R & D Magazine – September 24, 2012

New Photonic Wire Waveguide Transmits Data by the Terabit
R & D Magazine – September 20, 2012

Optical Waveguide Connects Semiconductor Chips
Supercomputing Online - September 20, 2012

The Beginning of the End of Needles?
Popular Mechanics – September 15, 2012

Now, A Laser-Powered “Needle” to Give Pain-Free Injections
MSN India – September 15, 2012

Laser-Based System Promises to Take the “Ouch” Out of Injections
Gizmag – September 14, 2012

Laser Breakthrough Could Mean Pain-Free Injections
Sky News – September 14, 2012

Laser Injection Less Painful Than Needles
BBC News – September 14, 2012

Laser ‘Needle’ Could Take the Ouch Out of Shots
Photonics.com – September 14, 2012

Laser Powered Drug Injector May Help to Say Goodbye to Needles
MedGadget – September 14, 2012

‘The Promise of Optics and Photonics’ Presented on Capitol Hill
Photonics.com – September 13, 2012

No More Needles: ‘Painless’ Laser Injects Drugs
TechCrunch – September 13, 2012

NIST Tips “Hybrid” Metrology Method to Test Chips
Solid State Technology – September 13, 2012

Harnessing Light 2 Report Unveiled to US Policymakers
Laser Focus World – September 12, 2012

Shortest-Ever Laser Pulse Opens New Door to ‘Hidden’ Quantum World
Bombay News – September 5, 2012

World-Record Laser Blast Lasts 67 Quintillionths of a Second
Wired Magazine – September 5, 2012

Record Laser Pulse the Key to Hidden Quantum World
Photonics.com – September 4, 2012

Watching Quantum Mechanics in Action: Researchers Create World Record Laser Pulse
Science Daily – September 4, 2012

Contrast-Free Imaging for Peripheral Artery Disease Shows Promise
MedGadget – September 4, 2012

Matrix-Like Fly-Through Shows Brain in Amazing Detail
New Scientist TV – September 3, 2012

August 2012

Non-invasive Technology Could Help Diabetics Avoid Amputation
Fierce Health IT – August 31, 2012

Shedding New Light on One of Diabetes’ Most Dangerous Complications
Photonics Online – August 30, 2012

Super Crisp Brains
NPR’s Science Friday – August 29, 2012

Sharper View of Brain’s Neural Network Offered By Novel Microscopy Method
Medical News Today – August 27, 2012

BIOPHOTONICS: Invited Talks Highlight Major Biomedical Optics Themes at Frontiers in Optics 2012
BioOptics World – August 24, 2012

Confocal Light Sheet Microscopy Improves Imaging of Neural Pathways
Medgadget – August 24, 2012

Confocal Light-Sheet Microscopy is Sharper Way to View the Brain’s Neural Network
Laser Focus World – August 23, 2012

Novel Microscopy Method Offers Sharper View of Brain’s Neural Network
Photonics.com – August 23, 2012

With a Wary Eye on Syria, Army Looks to Chemical Weapons Detectors
FOXNews.com – August 23, 2012

We May Soon Watch 3D Movies Without the Glasses
Mashable – August 22, 2012

New Technology Could Allow for Glasses-Free 3D Movies
Forbes – August 22, 2012

Coming Soon: Glasses-Free 3-D Movie Theaters
Discovery News – August 22, 2012

Researchers Develop Next Generation Glasses-Free 3D Theater
Geek.com – August 21, 2012

New Tech Could Mean 3D Movies With No Glasses
CNN.com – August 21, 2012

Glasses-Free 3D Movies Might Make 3D Movies Slightly Less Terrible Soon
Gizmodo – August 21, 2012

Glasses-Free 3D Cinemas Technology Under Development
BBC News – August 21, 2012

Why 3D Movies May Soon Be Glasses-Free
MSNBC.com - August 20, 2012

New Technique Could Lead to Glasses-Free 3-D in Theaters

Wired Science – August 20, 2012

OSA Veteran Jarus Quinn Passes Away at 81

Laser Focus World – August 17, 2012

The Optical Society Saddened by Loss of Jarus Quinn
Optics.org – August 16, 2012

First OSA Director, Jarus Quinn, Dies at 81
Photonics.com – August 16, 2012

Sensor Could Identify Limitless Chemical Agents in Real Time
The Engineer – August 15, 2012

The Telltale Sounds of Dangerous Chemicals
Sensors Magazine – August 15, 2012

The Hunt for Syria’s Chemical Weapons
Popular Mechanics – August 14, 2012

SPIE and OSA Applaud National Academy Optics and Photonics Report (Harnessing Light 2)
Laser Focus World – August 14, 2012

Report Hails Photonics as Hope for US Economy
Photonics.com – August 14, 2012

July 2012

Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices
ScienceDaily – July 26, 2012

Moth Eye Inspires Radiation-Reduced Materials
SmartPlanet – July 16, 2012

Light-Polarizing System Could Mean Big Things for Tiny Projectors
Gizmag – July 16, 2012

Researchers Almost Double Light Efficiency in LC Projectors
R&D Mag – July 16, 2012

TSNN Names OFC/NFOEC One of Fastest Growing Trade Shows
Lightwave Online – July 6, 2012

Moth Eye-Inspired Tech Could Lead to Better, Safer X-Rays
Gizmag – July 5, 2012

Moth-Eye-Inspired Materials Could Reduce X-Ray Dosages
The Engineer – July 5, 2012

Disk Lasers Diversify and Power Up
Optics.org – July 5, 2012

Photonics: The Smaller the Better
R&D Mag – July 4, 2012

Moth Eyes May Enhance Medical Imaging
Photonics.com – July 3, 2012

In Vivo Studies Promise to Advance Diagnosis
Photonics.com – July 1, 2012

June 2012

Making Light Work of Data Speeds
The National – June 23, 2012

Bright Idea: New "Tractor Beam" Proposal Relies on Light's Negative Radiation Pressure
Scientific American – June 20, 2012

Plasmonics: When Silver Is Better Than Gold
Nanowerk – June 20, 2012

Infrared Approach in Art Studies Reveals New Details
BBC News – June 19, 2012

Briefs: New Scientist: Lighting Cancer Speeds Diagnosis
Chicago Tribune – June 13, 2012

Dual-Purpose Neural Probe Enables New Capabilities
Photonics.com – June 13, 2012

NIST Effort Could Improve High-Tech Medical Scanners
Photonics Online – June 12, 2012

Helices of Light: Dark Helices with a Bright Future
Science Daily – June 11, 2012

Scientists Protest against Prison Sentence for Iranian Student
Nature – June 11, 2012

Driving without a Blind Spot May be Closer than It Appears
R&D Mag – June 7, 2012

Tiny New Sensor Could Simplify Brain Wave Research
Gizmag – June 5, 2012

Needle Free Blood Test is on the Way
Voice of America – June 1, 2012

May 2012

OSA, SPIE and MRS Announce 2012-2013 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows
Optics.org – May 31, 2012

PTB Successfully Tests Chip-Scale Atomic Magnetometer Sensor
AzoSensors.com – May 30, 2012

SPIE and OSA Cooperate on Optics Education
Laser Focus World – May 30, 2012

Optics: Images Stored in Vapor
USA Today – May 29, 2012

In the Spotlight: Genaro Esposito-Montanez, The Optical Society
The Washington Business Journal – May 25, 2012

Carbon Nanotubes Create More Efficient IR Detector
Photonics.com – May 24, 2012

New Microscope Uses Rainbow of Light to Image Blood Cell Flow
R&D Mag – May 21, 2012

The Optical Society Announces 2012 Class of Senior Members
Laser Focus World – May 16, 2012

Self-Bending Light Boomerangs Could Help Surgeons
New Scientist – May 11, 2012

Verizon Unveils New Optical Network Strategy
Lightwave Online – May 11, 2012

Photoacoustic Imaging Promises Breast Cancer Screening without Ionizing Radiation
Gizmag – May 10, 2012

OSA and SPIE Announce 2012 Goodman Book Writing Award Winner
Optics.org – May 10, 2012

Physicists Successfully Store Two-Frame 'Movie' in Atomic Cloud
The Verge – May 9, 2012

Cloaks for Hiding Heat
Science News – May 5, 2012

Burst-Mode Laser Captures Combustion Details
AzoOptics.com – May 3, 2012

High-Speed Data Link Made from Laser Pointers Works Where Wi-Fi Won't
Popular Science – May 3, 2012

Laser Pointers Make Super-Fast 'Optical Wi-Fi'

New Scientist – May 2, 2012

April 2012

UA Takes Photography to the Next Dimension
Arizona Daily Star – April 29, 2012

New Test for Malaria Could Make Diagnosis Faster, Simpler and Cheaper

Voice of America – April 21, 2012

New Mini Sensor Can Measure Brain's Magnetic Activity
CNET News – April 20, 2012

Light Bends by Itself
ScienceNOW – April 19, 2012

Shining Infrared Light on Cancer Speeds Diagnosis
New Scientist – April 14, 2012

New OSA Award Named in Honor of Michael S. Feld
Photonics Online – April 12, 2012

Compensation Doping Can Improve the Efficiency of Silicon Optical Modulators
Nanowerk – April 11, 2012

Optics Chapter Sets Sights on Engaging Community
Arizona Daily Wildcat – April 10, 2012

Shedding New Light on Neural Imaging Research
Product Design and Development – April 2, 2012

March 2012

Novel Plasmonic Material Discovered
Photonics.com – March 30, 2012

Two European Commissioners Named OSA Advocates of Optics
Photonics Online – March 30, 2012

Partnerships Take Euro-Photonics to Next Level
Optics.org – March 28, 2012

Heat Shield Is New Type of 'Invisibility Cloak'

CNET News – March 27, 2012

An Invisibility Cloak for Heat
Discovery News – March 27, 2012

'Thermal Cloak' Hides Objects from Heat
BBC News – March 27, 2012

A One-Way Street for Light
ScienceDaily – March 22, 2012

OSA Local Section in Egypt First in Middle East
Photonics.com – March 15, 2012

Star-Combing for Earth-Like Planets
Astrobiology Magazine – March 11, 2012

Heat-Stroke of Genius
The Economist – March 6, 2012

Optical Scholarship Gets a Challenge
Light Reading – March 5, 2012

February 2012

Quantum Dots Control Brain Cells for the First Time
New Scientist – February 14, 2012

Optical Resonator Builds Better UV Beam
Photonics.com – February 13, 2012

January 2012

OSA Applauds President Obama’s Focus on Technology and Innovation in State of the Union Address

Optics.org – January 26, 2012

Retina Cell Growth Measured by Lasers
New Scientist – January 17, 2012

OSA Launches Bonenfant Scholarship
Light Reading – January 11, 2012

A New Take on an Old Instrument: Adding Fiber to Find Hidden Details on Surfaces
Ars Technica – January 8, 2012

Gold Nanostars for Attacking Cancer
Science Now – January 6, 2012