Welcome to the digital edition of Optics & Photonics News (OPN), the monthly news magazine of the Optical Society of America. OPN provides in-depth coverage of recent developments in the field of optical physics and gives busy professionals the tools they need to succeed in the optics industry. Content includes informative pieces on photonics research, optical engineering, science and society, education, technology and business. OPN aims to make optics engaging and accessible to a broad readership of physicists, engineers, entrepreneurs and students. Our articles are written by top scientists and science journalists. For more information, visit www.osa-opn.org.