June 2018

Volumetric displays promise some unusual effects—and applications. [Image: Courtesy of Daniel Smalley]

Volumetric Displays: Turning 3-D Inside-Out

Daniel Smalley, Ting-Chung Poon, Hongyue Gao, Joshua Kvavle and Kamran Qaderi

Screenless displays that provide 3-D images viewable from all directions continue to undergo development on multiple fronts. But can they find a market?

Optics in Oceanography: Snapshots from the Field

Technologies from cameras to lidar help researchers study Earth’s marine realm.

2018 OSA Awards and Medals

Each year OSA recognizes individuals and teams for their outstanding contributions to science, research, education, industry and society. Congratulations to this year’s recipients of OSA’s prestigious awards and medals.

50 Years of Fourier Optics

Phytoplankton and Climate Change

Tanagra Theater and the Fishbowl Mermaid

Research and Industry News

Seeing Beyond with TruTag

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