CONTENTS | DEPARTMENTS
Exploring age-related farsightedness;
in-vivo images of retina’s “dark”
cells; targeting malaria-carrying
mosquitoes with laser light.
8 Policy Matters
Solar energy: A global
Alexandre Y. Fong
EDay a green day.
Andrew J. Berger
12 Optics Innovations
Riding out the recession.
14 Conversations in Optics
OPN talks with Federico Capasso, laser
pioneer and CLEO/IQEC speaker.
16 The History of OSA
Reminiscences: Aden goes to war.
Aden B. Meinel
4 President’s Message
42 OSA Today
50 Book Reviews
52 Product Profiles
56 After Image
44 2009 Awards
OSA announces the winners of its
2009 awards and medals.
51 In Memory
Remembering Vladilen S. Letokhov,
an OSA Fellow and head of laser
spectroscopy at the Russian Academy
of Sciences in Troitsk, Russia.
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