4 President’s Message
56 OSA Today
62 Book Reviews
68 Product Profiles
72 After Image
Superwicking silicon; pushing the frontiers of solar
tech; designing photovoltaic concentrators.
10 Career Focus
Launching a column—and a career.
12 Policy Matters
Lasers’ reach far exceeds
14 Optical Engineering
Evaluating system performance: Between
a “ROC” and a hard place.
Brett D. Guenther
18 Global Optics
Lasers in Crete: OSA Fellow visits
Barry R. Masters
20 The History of OSA
Presidents of the early 1940s.
John N. Howard
58 OSA Elections
65 In Memory
Sang Soo Lee,
Alfred J. Thelen,
Michael S. Feld
and Boris P.
J. Adam Fenster/University of Rochester
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