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Improving UAVs using holographic adaptive optics
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research-supported holographic, adaptive, optics research may help transform software into computer-free, electronics for unmanned aerial vehicles, high energy lasers and free-space optical communications that will enable each to run faster and more efficiently than before. (2010-05-03)
OSA's review journal, Advances in Optics and Photonics, launches inaugural issue
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that the premiere issue of its review journal, Advances in Optics and Photonics, was published last week. (2009-02-05)
OSA to launch new journal, Optical Materials Express
The Optical Society today announced it will launch a new journal devoted to optical materials, called Optical Materials Express. (2010-06-03)
Stockman elected SPIE Fellow
Mark Stockman, physics professor and director for the Center for Nano-Optics at Georgia State University, has been elected a SPIE fellow for his achievements in theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics. (2014-03-06)
The Optical Society commemorates the rich tradition and history of Optics Letters
First launched in 1977 as as means to quickly disseminate the latest in optics research and provide the optics and photonics community with a true Letters-style publication, Optics Letters has, over the course of its long history, published influential papers in nonlinear optics, ultrafast spectroscopy, fiber optics, optical communication, and biomedical optics among other areas. (2017-05-22)
Frontiers in Optics presents scientific advancements
With more than 600 papers presented by the world's most renowned physicists and engineers, OSA's Frontiers in Optics meeting will give a comprehensive update on the most significant new developments in the science of light. (2007-09-10)
ARVO announces 2006 Friedenwald Award winner
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that David R. (2005-06-28)
OSA 'Frontiers in Optics' annual meeting celebrates 90th anniversary of innovation in optics
The Optical Society of America's Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2006, will cover the breadth of optical science and engineering. (2006-09-11)
Michigan Tech researcher slashes optics laboratory costs
Joshua Pearce has introduced a library of open-source, 3-D-printable optics components that can slash the cost of equipping a lab. (2013-03-27)
Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery
The primary goal of this conference is to bring together scientists, engineers and clinicians interested in the application of optics to biotechnology, medicine and surgery. (2007-01-23)
Metamaterials open up entirely new possibilities in optics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method that enables them to manipulate light to follow any predetermined path along a surface. (2016-11-29)
Photo gallery: Applied Optics special issue on 'Light and Color in the Open Air'
Nature creates countless stunning optical phenomena. When captured as images, these phenomena also reveal important scientific insights into the properties of light under normal and extreme natural conditions. (2011-10-06)
OSA to launch new journal: Biomedical Optics Express
The Optical Society today announced it is launching a new peer-reviewed journal focusing on biomedical optics and photonics. (2010-01-20)
Breakthrough in computer chip design eliminates wires in data transmission
Research slated to appear in the Oct. 2 edition of the Optical Society of America's Optics Express will unveil that researchers have created a new laser-silicon hybrid computer chip that can produce laser beams that will make it possible to use laser light rather than wires to send data between chips, removing the most significant bottleneck in computer design. (2006-09-19)
OSA Publishing dominates the Optics category in latest Journal Citation Reports
The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that OSA Publishing remains the market leader in the field of optics and photonics. (2016-06-15)
Cellular laser microsurgery illuminates research in vertebrate biology
Using an ultrafast femtosecond laser, researchers at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., were able to label, draw patterns on, and remove individual melanocytes cells from a species of frog tadpole (Xenopus) without damaging surrounding cells and tissues. (2011-08-17)
Rochester companies, researchers highlighted during OSA Frontiers in Optics Annual Meeting
Innovations from dozens of local companies will be highlighted during the Optical Society's Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2008, scheduled for Oct. (2008-10-15)
'Multi-spectra glasses' for scanning electron microscopy
Reflection zone plates produced by HZB enable lighter elements in material samples will be efficiently and precisely detected using scanning electron microscopy by providing high resolution in the range of 50-1120 eV. (2014-09-26)
George W. Kattawar selected as 2014 Jerlov Award recipient
The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce that Professor George W. (2014-08-05)
Scientists in Japan design first optical pacemaker for laboratory research
The world's first optical pacemaker is described in an article published today in Optics Express, the Optical Society's open-access journal. (2008-05-28)
Optical scientist honored for understanding and improving vision
David R. Williams, William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics and director of the University of Rochester's Center for Visual Science, has won the 2007 Alfred W. (2007-10-23)
Kendall L. Carder named recipient of the Jerlov Award
The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce that Professor Kendall L. (2012-07-10)
New hybrid imaging device shows promise in spotting hard-to-detect ovarian cancer
By combining three previously unrelated imaging tools into one new device, a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut and the University of Southern California has proposed a new way to diagnose early-stage ovarian cancer in high-risk women through minimally invasive surgery. (2011-09-13)
Army researcher's paper named 'Editor's Pick' in journal Optics Letters
A recently published paper by Army Research Laboratory Scientist Dr. (2017-08-17)
New imaging technique evaluates nerve damage
A new imaging technique could help doctors and researchers more accurately assess the extent of nerve damage and healing in a live patient. (2011-09-13)
2010 ICO Prize is awarded to TUM physicist Reinhard Kienberger
Attoseconds are the time interval of electron movement in atoms. (2010-11-12)
Researcher investigates the basis of Einstein's first approximation in the theory of relativity
In his discussion of accelerated motion on page 60 of (2009-07-15)
From Darwin to Internet at the speed of light
Internet traffic jams may become history if ESA succeeds in developing new technology to see nearby Earth-sized planets. (2002-11-26)
Research team achieves first 2-color STED microscopy of living cells
Current applications of STED microscopy have been limited to single color imaging of living cells and multicolor imaging in (2011-08-17)
Changing fiber optics communications
Dr. Ron Bailey, dean of the Florida Tech College of Engineering, said Murshid's discovery may transform the telecommunications industry. (2003-10-21)
Using lasers to vaporize tissue at multiple points simultaneously
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a new technique that uses a single UV laser pulse to zap away biological tissue at multiple points simultaneously. (2011-09-13)
Optical Society of America honors UCF researcher with top award
The Optical Society of America has awarded its prestigious R.W. (2003-06-05)
Dr. Eli Peli of Schepens Eye Research Institute elected SPIE fellow
The International Society for Optical Engineering will honor Dr. Eli Peli of Schepens Eye Research Institute for specific achievements in image understanding and perception, visual psychophysics, and physiological optics for the visually impaired. (2007-05-29)
UV light controls antibodies, improves biosensors
From detecting pathogens in blood samples to the study of protein synthesis, Quartz Crystal Microbalance sensors have many uses in modern biology. (2011-10-31)
New research suggests rapid screening technique for macular degeneration
New research from scientists at the University of Utah suggests that the Raman scattering technique shows promise as a screening tool for populations at risk for macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness. (2002-05-15)
'Virtual' interferometers may overcome scale issues for optical quantum computers
A team of researchers from RMIT, the University of Sydney and UTS have devised an entirely new way of implementing large-scale interferometers that will dramatically miniaturize optical processing circuitry. (2017-04-03)
UCF student receives $10,000 prize for semiconductor laser research
The Optical Society of America has named University of Central Florida student Michael Mielke the grand prize winner of the 2003 OSA New Focus Student Award for outstanding achievements in semiconductor laser research. (2003-08-04)
Fast new method for mapping blood vessels may aid cancer research
In a paper published in the October issue of the Optical Society's open-access journal Biomedical Optics Express, computational neuroscientists at Texas A&M University, along with collaborators at the University of Illinois and Kettering University, describe a new system, tested in mouse brain samples, that substantially reduces blood vessel mapping time. (2011-10-31)
Astronomers sight an asteroid's moon
Astronomers this week announced their discovery of a moon orbiting an asteroid, in the first images ever obtained of such an object from Earth. (1999-10-06)
Light at the speed of a bicycle and much more
The Institute of Physics and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are launching a new report today, Wednesday, Sept. (2009-09-09)
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