Our panel of editors reviewed 91 summaries of work by researchers from around the world. They selected for publication 30 stories that they felt communicated breakthroughs of particular interest to the broad optics community.

OPN thanks all who submitted summaries, as well as our panel of guest editors: Robert D. Guenther, the panel chair, and guest editors: Felipe Beltrán-Mejía, Svetlana Boriskina, Rocío Borrego-Varillas, Alvaro Casas Bedoya, Mihaela Dinu, Alexandre Fong, G. Groot Gregory, Brooke Hester, Giovanni Milione, Arlene Smith, Joel Villatoro and Stephen R. Wilk