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Target chamber of the Omega laser, Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., one of several facilities running experiments in laser fusion. Courtesy of the University of Rochester.
Optics & Photonics News (OPN) is The Optical Society's monthly news magazine. It provides in-depth coverage of recent developments in the field of optics and offers busy professionals the tools they need to succeed in the optics industry, as well as informative pieces on a variety of topics such as science and society, education, technology and business. OPN strives to make the various facets of this diverse field accessible to researchers, engineers, businesspeople and students. Contributors include scientists and journalists who specialize in the field of optics. We welcome your submissions.
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