Researchers Combine Photoacoustic and Fluorescence Imaging in Tiny Package
Researchers have demonstrated a new endoscope that uniquely combines photoacoustic and fluorescent imaging in a device about the thickness of a human hair. The device could one day provide new insights into the brain by enabling blood dynamics to be measured at the same time as neuronal activity.
Added: 21 Sep 2020
Inaugural OSA Quantum 2.0 Conference Featured Specialized Talks on Emerging Technologies
The unique role of optics and photonics in driving quantum research and technologies was featured in presentations for the inaugural OSA Quantum 2.0 Conference held 14 – 17 September. The all-virtual event, presented concurrently with the 2020 Frontiers in Optics and Laser Science APS/DLS (FiO + LS) Conference, drew almost 2,500 registrants from more than 70 countries.
Added: 18 Sep 2020
Researchers 3D Print Tiny Multicolor Microstructures
Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolor 3D microstructures using different materials. The new method could be used to make a variety of optical components including optical sensors and light-driven actuators as well as multimaterial structures for applications such as soft robotics and medical applications.
Added: 16 Sep 2020
Optics and Photonics Luminaries Honored with the 2020 OSA Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy Recognition
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 OSA Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy Recognition – Arti Agrawal, associate professor of engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia; Jennifer Burris, chair of the department of physics and astronomy, Appalachian State University, USA; and the Department of Physics, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, USA.
Added: 15 Sep 2020
Milton Chang Named 2020 Honorary Member of The Optical Society
The Optical Society (OSA) has named Dr. Milton Chang, Managing Director, Incubic Management, USA, its 2020 Honorary Member. Honorary Membership is the most distinguished of all OSA Member categories and is awarded to individuals who have made seminal contributions to the field of optics.
Added: 15 Sep 2020