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2022 Optica election results.

Congratulations to James Kafka, Spectra-Physics/MKS, USA; Julie Sheridan Eng, Coherent Corp, USA; and Ulrike Fuchs, asphericon GmbH, Germany.

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18 October 2022

[Image] Setsuko Ishii

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Community

Magician of Light

17 November 2022

How a scientist from Tokyo became one of the most prolific hologram artists in the world.

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Donna Strickland
Award

Congratulations,
Donna Strickland – 2023 Optica Honorary Member.

19 October 2022

Donna is recognized for her pioneering research, exemplary leadership and exceptional service.

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Advocacy

Optica supports Ukraine.

Optica strongly condemns the invasion of Ukraine by the Government of the Russian Federation and supports our community in Ukraine.

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Wai Kit Ng/Imperial College London

OPN | Research News

Toward Programmable Random Lasers

Stewart Wills

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OPN | Book Reviews

Magnetic Hybrid Materials: Multi-scale Mod...

Stefan Odenbach (Ed.)

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Magneto-Optics: An Introduction

Paul Fumagalli and Joachim Schoenes

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Credit: Zhijun Xu, College of Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang, China

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Swimming Jellyfish

Translucent jellyfish swimming freely in a tank at the Hangzhou Aquarium, Zhejiang, China. Image taken with an iPhone 6.

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Senior Member Insights: Yuxi Fu

Hannah Greenwood

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Gold Nanomesh Improves Wearable Biosensor

Patricia Daukantas

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Quantum Interface Group, Universität Innsbruck

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Nailing Down the Position of Levitated Nan...

Stewart Wills

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Credit: Derrick Yong, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore,

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TIR "Spine"

Total internal reflection (TIR) of

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Generation, Detection and Processing of Te...

Aritra Acharyya Arindam Biswas, Palash Das (Eds.)

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Credit: Yuka Esashi, JILA, University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA,

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Birefringence of Glass-Metal Seal

Birefringence of glass-metal seal

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Nonlinear Photonics

Jia-Ming Liu

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Optics & Art

Alessia H. Kirkland

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Field of Light by artist Bruce Munro, on the grounds of the Holbourne Musuem in Bath, England, UK, in 2011. [Photo by M. Cardy/Getty Images]

OPN | New Issue

July/August 2022

A new issue of Optics & Photonics News is available.

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Metalenz

OPN | Industry News

Metasurfaces Come to the Market

Stewart Wills

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OPN | Book Reviews

Maxwell’s Equations in Periodic Structures

Gang Bao and Peijun Li

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Credit: Edgar Guevara, CONACYT-Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico ,

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Rainbow Droplets

A photo of water droplets on a DVD, exposed to a cellphone flashlight, simultaneously displays diffraction (by the DVD microsocopic

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Credit: Daniel Mittleman, Brown University, RI, USA,

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Sunset over Zion

Sunset over Zion National Park, Ut

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Credit: Luis Alberto Sánchez, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain,

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Discovering Hidden Colors in Nature

The fluorescence of olive oil&mdas

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Wearable Energy Storage Devices

Allibai Mohanan Vinu Mohan

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Handbook of Tissue Optical Clearing

Valery V. Tuchin, Dan Zhu, and Elina A. Genina (Eds.)

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Ayar Labs

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Ayar Labs Bets on Optical I/O for Next-Gen...

Stewart Wills

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IonQ

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IonQ Forte System Enhances Qubit Control

Stewart Wills

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Andrew H. Gibbons / Kyoto University iCeMS

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Microfluidics Made Easier

Meeri Kim

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Credit: Goronwy Tawy, University of Southampton, UK,

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Green Dove

405-nm light through a dove prism

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Credit: Jose Manuel Martinez Lopez, Quimica Tech, Chihuahua, Mexico,

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Stress Imaging, via DIC

Laser engraving on a cellphone chi

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