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The Optical Society (OSA)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC, 20036

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The Optical Society (OSA)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington , DC  20036   USA
Phone: 202-416-1443
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Company News From The Optical Society (OSA)

Jul 28, 2014

Wearable Device for the Early Detection of Common Diabetes-related Neurological Condition

Jul 18, 2014

Improving Driver Safety: How to Prevent Streetlight Glare in the New World of LED Lighting

Jul 02, 2014

Overcoming Light Scattering: Single-pixel Optical System Uses Compressive Sensing to See Deeper Inside Tissue

Jun 26, 2014

Packing Hundreds of Sensors Into a Single Optical Fiber for Use in Harsh Environments

Jun 19, 2014

A Better Imager for Identifying Tumors

Jun 18, 2014

Making Smartphones Smarter with See-Through Sensors

Jun 10, 2014

Check Your Glucose with a Turn of the Wrist: New Biometric Watches Use Light to Non-Invasively Monitor Vital Signs

Jun 03, 2014

Lasers and Night-Vision Technology Help Improve Imaging of Hidden Lymphatic System

May 29, 2014

Low Power, Longer Distance, Tiny Package: New Laser Sensing Technology for Self-driving Cars, Smartphones and 3-D Video Games

May 27, 2014

Precision-Guided Epidurals and Better Blood Monitors

May 22, 2014

First Broadband Wireless the Moon?!

May 21, 2014

Skinny Lens Makes Cheap Surveillance Camera for Home Use

May 20, 2014

Busting Rust with Light: New Technique Safely Penetrates Top Coat for Perfect Paint Job

Apr 24, 2014

Bake Your Own Droplet Lens

Apr 14, 2014

Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways

Mar 20, 2014

Shrink Wrap Used to Enhance Detection of Infectious Disease Biomarkers

Feb 24, 2014

Thicker Than Water: Medical Researchers Use Light to Quickly and Easily Measure Blood's Clotting Properties

Feb 18, 2014

A Stretchable Highway for Light

Jan 27, 2014

A Silk Coat for Diamonds Makes Sleek New Imaging and Drug Delivery Tool

Jan 23, 2014

Fur and Feathers Keep Animals Warm by Scattering Light

Dec 20, 2013

Early Detection of Blinding Eye Disease Could Be as Easy as Scanning a Barcode

Jul 17, 2013

Deciphering Butterflies' Designer Colors: Findings Could Inspire New Hue-Changing Materials

Jun 27, 2013

A Telescope for Your Eye: New Contact Lens Design May Improve Sight of Patients with Macular Degeneration

May 29, 2013

Charred Micro-Bunny Sculpture Shows Promise of New Material for 3-D Shaping

May 02, 2013

On-Site Asbestos Detector Offers Promise of Better Work Place Safety

Apr 24, 2013

New LED Streetlight Design Curbs Light Pollution

Apr 04, 2013

New Camera System Creates High-resolution 3-D Images from up to a Kilometer Away

Mar 07, 2013

New Flex-Grid System Prevents Optical Network 'Traffic Jams'

Feb 26, 2013

Infrared Digital Holography Allows Firefighters to See Through Flames, Image Moving People

Feb 20, 2013

New Imaging Device That is Flexible, Flat, and Transparent

Jan 23, 2013

Self-Assembling Silica Microwires May Herald New Generation of Integrated Optical Devices

Jan 08, 2013

Scientists Mimic Fireflies to Make Brighter LEDs

Dec 19, 2012

New Dynamic Dual-Core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes on Information Superhighway

Dec 03, 2012

World's Smallest Wrench Puts a New Twist on Microscopic Manipulation

Nov 29, 2012

First-Ever Hyperspectral Images of Earth's Auroras

Nov 19, 2012

A 3-D Light Switch for the Brain

Nov 13, 2012

Human Eye Gives Researchers Visionary Design for New, More Natural Lens Technology

Oct 11, 2012

Eco-Friendly Optics: Spider Silk's Hidden Talents Brought to Light for Applications in Biosensors, Lasers, Microchips

Oct 10, 2012

From Lectures to Explosives Detection: Green Laser Pointer Identifies Traces of Dangerous Chemicals in Real-Time

Oct 04, 2012

More Certainty on Uncertainty's Quantum Mechanical Role

Sep 27, 2012

Cyborg Surgeon: Hand and Technology Combine in New Surgical Tool That Enables Superhuman Precision

Sep 24, 2012

Tissues Tell the Tale: Non-Invasive Optical Technique Detects Cancer by Looking Under the Skin

Sep 13, 2012

Laser-Powered 'Needle' Promises Pain-Free Injections

Aug 30, 2012

Shedding New Light on One of Diabetes' Most Dangerous Complications

Aug 15, 2012

OSA Webcast on Landmark NAS Report: Optical Science Trends for the Future

Aug 14, 2012

Hearing the Telltale Sounds of Dangerous Chemicals: New Photoacoustic Technique Detects Multiple Nerve Agents Simultaneously

Aug 13, 2012

OSA Commends Landmark National Academy of Sciences Report on Enabling Nature of Optics

Aug 06, 2012

Seeing Through Walls: Laser System Reconstructs Objects Hidden from Sight

Jul 03, 2012

Insects Inspire X-ray Improvements: Nanostructures Modeled After Moth Eyes May Enhance Medical Imaging

Jun 18, 2012

Art and Optics Converge to Preserve Frescos: Reflected Infrared Light Unlocks New Details of Renaissance Paintings

May 23, 2012

Sensing the Infrared: Researchers Improve Infrared Detectors Using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

May 21, 2012

New Microscope Uses Rainbow of Light to Image the Flow of Individual Blood Cells

Apr 23, 2012

Medical 'Lightsabers': Laser Scalpels Get Ultrafast, Ultra-Accurate, and Ultra-Compact Makeover

Apr 19, 2012

The Solar Cell that Also Shines: Luminescent 'LED-Type' Design Breaks Efficiency Record, Illuminates 50-Year Mystery

Mar 26, 2012

Not Your Average Heat Shield: New 'Thermal' Approach to Invisibility Cloaking Hides Heat to Enhance Technology

Feb 08, 2012

Flipping a Light Switch in the Cell: Quantum Dots Used for Targeted Neural Activation

Dec 20, 2011

Monthly Tip Sheet: Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - December 2011

Dec 14, 2011

Optical Fiber Innovation Could Make Future Optical Computers a 'SNAP'

Nov 30, 2011

Monthly Tip Sheet: Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - November 2011

Nov 30, 2011

Researchers' New Recipe Cooks-up Better Tissue 'Phantoms'

Oct 05, 2011

From Myth to Reality: Photos Prove Triple Rainbows Exist

Oct 03, 2011

Researchers Transform iPhone into High-quality Medical Imaging Device

Sep 15, 2011

Google's Milo Medin to Keynote OFC/NFOEC 2012 Plenary Session

Aug 30, 2011

Microscope on the Go: UCLA Engineers Build Cheap, Portable, Dual-Mode Microscope That Uses Holograms Instead of Lenses

Aug 17, 2011

Monthly Tip Sheet: Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express

Aug 01, 2011

New High-Speed 3-D Imaging System Holds Potential for Improved Cancer Screening

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