November 2016

LEDs light up New York’s Times Square. [iStock]

OSA Centennial Snapshots: Illuminating the New Century

Patricia Daukantas

Over the past decade, energy-efficient LED lighting has brightened the world. These bulbs are the Nobel Prize-winning technology you can hold in the palm of your hand.


Automotive Lighting Continues to Evolve

The move to LED sources is only one step in a long series of changes that have defined auto exterior lighting’s functionality—and its sense of style.

Write the Future

OSA’s Centennial “Write the Future” contest asked members of our community to imagine, in a short piece of fiction, what optics and photonics might look like in the next 100 years. The result was a variety of creative visions. A panel of judges selected a winner and three runners-up, all of which OPN is pleased to publish here.

 

A Year of Service, a Lifetime of Impact

Looking to an LED Future

A Rochester-Russia Collaboration

The Claude Lorrain Mirror

Research and Industry News

Multicore Photonics: Poised for Industry 4.0

 

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