Paul F. McManamon
The day is coming when engineers will be able to replace mechanical complex gimbal and steering mirror assemblies in electro-optical systems with thin, conformal devices that either have no moving parts or only make use of micro-motion.
Alan E. Willner
The ubiquitous wireless Wi-Fi local-area-networks (LANs) that we enjoy today can accommodate new users and changing conditions in a robust, automated manner. How can we create similarly self-managed optical networks?
Vanderlei S. Bagnato and Carlos H. de Brito Cruz
For Brazilian scientists, optics is considered a leading field in technology transfer. The discipline plays a large role in the country’s ongoing scientific revolution.
Polarization ray tracing made its debut as a bona fide feature of optical design and analysis software about 20 years ago. This article “traces” how one of the first industrial strength automated PRT capabilities was created.
Stephen R. Wilk
John N. Howard
Visions |Sweeping Crepuscular Rays
President's Message |President’s Message
OSA Today |OSA Today: Outreach
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Letters |Letters to the Editor
In Memory |In Memory: Frank Cooke