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OSA TODAY Travel Log Students from Linus Secondary School near Nyangana in the Kavango Region, northern Namibia, learn about optics.Optics Road Trip in AfricaIn July, the Laser Research Institute at the University of Stellenbosch Student Chapter took an optics road trip through South Africa and Namibia. They travelled 5,000 km in two weeks, visiting schools and demonstrating laser...

10/01/2010 00:00

FiO+LS 2019

In the November 2019 print issue, OPN presented a two-page photo spread of some memorable moments from the September 2019 FiO+LS Conference in Washington, D.C. Here, we offer a key to the photos included in the print edition.[Enlarge image][Enlarge image]Larry Theran, University of Puerto Rico, USA; María Tripolone, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina; Andrea Sepulveda, Universidad...

11/01/2019 00:05

The Neurology of Eye Movement (Contemporary Neurology Series), 5th Ed.

Recognized as the standard text in the field since its first edition in 1983, this updated tome is an essential resource for anybody doing eye-movement-related applied or clinical research.

11/12/2015 10:31

Educating Entrepreneurs

I believe that OSA can, and should, play an important role supporting entrepreneurship among its members.When I was in graduate school I had my mind set on a career in industry. I wanted to work on research that would directly benefit society. Yet my career ended up taking a very different turn, and I ended up in academia, working on—well, academic researchIt wasn’t until more than...

07/01/2017 09:02

Book Reviews

Energy-Aware System DesignChong-Min Kyung and Sungjoo Yoo Springer, 2011; $129.00 (hardcover). In addition to disruptions to global financial systems, the prospect of the world having inadequate energy sources to meet growing demands is becoming more widely appreciated. One of the principal drivers for increased electricity consumption is the ever-expanding use of computers. That coupled...

04/01/2012 00:00

Remembering Nicolaas Bloembergen

Nicolaas Bloembergen and graduate student Pierre Lallemand in the nonlinear optics lab at Harvard. [Harvard Public Affairs & Communications, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Bloembergen Collection]Nicolaas Bloembergen, a giant in the world of optical science, passed away on 5 September 2017 in Tucson, Ariz., USA, at the age of 97. He was a major intellectual force in the explosion...

11/01/2017 16:37

Tracking the Eye's Quivering Crystalline Lens

Eye movements make our lenses wobble like Jello. Studies explaining the wobble could apply to disorders of the lens and eye muscles.

04/30/2014 16:41

What Does the Future Hold for the OSA Foundation?

Q. You’ve been active with the Foundation for years. What inspired you to contribute your time to this undertaking? I’ve been active in many OSA activities for years, including publications, meetings, technical groups, etc. The appeal of working with the OSA Foundation (OSAF) is its support for a variety of programs that advance youth science education and support career...

01/01/2015 15:56

OSA Foundation: Year-End Giving

 Giving OpportunitiesAnnual Campaign—Special Purpose & General FunDiscovery Fund:Young students & teachersGlobal Outreach Fund:Developing nationsFuture Innovators Fund: Career & professional developmentGeneral Fund:Wide-range of Foundation programsTribute Gifts: Contribution in honor of a special individual or milestone event.Awards & Honors: Support...

12/01/2008 00:00
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