Improved fabrication techniques are creating a new generation of gratings, lenses, and other elements that are physically thin and optically thick.
Before he dreamed up instant photography, OSA Honorary Member Edwin Land invented the first inexpensive synthetic polarizer. But that was only part of a larger mission.
OSA is pleased to announce the 77 OSA members elected to the class of Fellows. A record 167 members were nominated in 2015 for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics.
Tracking single viruses, generating "heralded" single photons, bioimaging, cancer-fighting nanobombs, and more.
Denmark-based Delta Optical Thin Film A/S creates customized solutions to enable their customers’ advanced optical instruments.
Stephen Wilk spins an illuminating tale about old-fashioned artificial light sources for lacemakers and other artisans.
A scientific career in academia can present a young researcher with the challenge of juggling work life and personal life—especially when their partner is also an academic, working in the same discipline.