Time-reversed “anti-laser” controls light absorption;
microscopic techniques aid understanding of
protein transport; watching molecular machines
splice RNA; researchers control inelastic
scattering pathways in graphene.
Patricia Daukantas and Yvonne Carts-Powell
10 Career Focus
Communication skills for researchers:
Don’t settle for status quo.
12 Policy Matters
A bright future for Photonics21.
14 Global Optics
Optics and photonics in Latin America.
Óptica y fotónica en América Latina.
Carlos López-Mariscal and/y
16 The History of OSA
Two presidents of the mid-1960s.
John N. Howard
38 2011 OSA Awards
OSA announces the winners of its
2011 awards and medals.
4 President’s Message
36 OSA Today
44 Book Reviews
46 Product Profiles
48 After Image
10 OSA Please recycle this magazine.
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