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The AOS News is the newsletter of the Australian Optical Society. The magazine consists of technical articles, review articles and news from the optics scene in Australia.

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Vol 28, Issue 2 — June 2014

2014-2

In this exciting issue read about the Endless Summer - a tribute to a duo of optics legends, discover the growing Australian optics industry community and see the Microscope-in-a-Needle that has heads turning in the entrepreneurial world. All this and much more can be found in this edition of the AOS News!

Vol 28, Issue 1 — March 2014

2014-1

This issue showcases the best of Australian photonics. Tailor-made single photon sources, Australia-China green photonics, Australian diamond machining, ANZCOP conference success and even a surprise visit from a KOALA! All this and much more can be found in this edition of the AOS News!

Vol 27, Issue 4 — December 2013

2013-4

This issue reminisces on the history of the Australian Optical Society, 30 years of Optics Conferences in Australia, 40 years of Fiber Optics and climbs out of the Flatlands into the exciting world of 3D Nanoplasmonics! All this and much more can be found in this edition of the AOS News!

Vol 27, Issue 3 — October 2013

2013-3

Read about the International Year of Light, Adventures towards a Bionic eye, and get ready for ANZCOP. This issue of the AOS News features in depth articles, optics and photonics news headlines and much much more!

Vol 27, Issue 2 — June 2013

2013-2

This issue highlights Medal winner and student outreach at the Clunies Ross Extreme science event, magneto-plasmonic grations for spintronics, commercialising optics research and even taking optics to the Australian outback! All this and much more can be found in this edition of the AOS News!

Vol 27, Issue 1 — March 2013

2013-1

This issue looks back on 40 years of developments at mid infrared wavelengths, unravels knotted light as well as recap the highly successful AIP Congress/ACOFT held in Sydney during December. All this and much more can be found in this edition of the AOS News!

Vol 26, Issue 2 — December 2012

2012-12

This issue will shed light on Neuronal Information Processing, excite with high fidelity Heralded Single Photon Generation in a III-V semiconductor and explain the Who, Why, Where and When in the lives of William and Lawrence Bragg. As well as much more, all in the last issue of the AOS News for 2012!

Vol 26, Issue 1 — October 2012

2012-10

Read all about optical Yagi-Uda Nanoantennas, hear about Senator Stephen Conroy the advocate of optics, stories from CLEO pac-rim and IONS-KOALA 2011 and much much more!

Vol 24, Issue 2 — June 2010

2010-06

Read about Laserfest, Monsters of the Deep: How Nonlinear Optics is Shedding Light on Rogue Waves, Photonic Chip Based Transmitter Optimization and Error- free Receiver Demultiplexing of 1.28 Tbaud Data, and more!

Vol 24, Issue 1 — January 2010

2010-01

Read about Fibre drawing: a nover metamaterial fabrication technique, Chinese optics research journals, trapping and shaping rainbows, and catch up with the news from MQ Photonics.

Vol 23, Issue 3 — August 2009

Aug09

Read about optical trapping, "Feeling with Phonons", metamaterials and more!

Vol 23, Issue 2 — May 2009

2009-05

Mode-Locked Cerium Lasers: The Ti:Sapphire of the ultraviolet? by David J. Spence, Eduardo Granados, and David W. Coutts
Green light in slow light photonic crystals: a bonus for silicon photonics, by Christelle Monat
Silk Photonics New Applications for an Ancient Material,
by Peter Domachuk
Conference report: PECS VIII, by Michael J. Steel
XVIII International Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory & Numerical Modelling, by John Love
Risk in Research, by Ken Baldwin
When Science Met Parliament in 2009, by Judith Dawes
Conference Report: SPIE Photonics West 2009, by Michael Jones
Report: IPOS Launch, by Simon Fleming and Ben Eggleton

Vol 23, Issue 1 — February 2009

2009-02

About the governance of science, Ken Baldwin
IUPAP Young Scientist Prize
KOALA 2008 @ UQ, Sarah Midgley
Over-the-Horizon Cloud-Scatter Communication, Paul Edwards
Optofluidics: An Enabling Technology for Integrated Photonic Circuits, Christian Karnutsch, et al
AOS Early Career Researchers Prize and the Warsash Science Communications Prize in Optics
Workshop: Dissipative Solitons
FASTS: Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies

Vol , Issue — May 1989

1989-may

Archived copy of Australian optical Society Membership Register 1989, May

Vol 2, Issue 3 — December 1988

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Archived copy of AOS news 1988, issue 3

Vol 2, Issue 2 — October 1988

1988_vol2_no2-oct

Archived copy of AOS news 1988, issue 2

Vol 2, Issue 1 — April 1988

1988_vol2_no1-apr

Archived copy of AOS news 1988, issue 1

Vol 1, Issue 3 — November 1987

1987_vol1_no3-nov

Archived copy of AOS news 1987, issue 3

Vol , Issue — August 1987

1987-aug

Archived copy of Australian optical Society Membership Register 1987, August

Vol 2, Issue 1 — July 1987

1987-2

Archived copy of AOS news 1987, issue 2

Vol 1, Issue 1 — January 1987

1987-1

Archived copy of Australian Optical Society (AOS) news 1987, issue 1

Vol , Issue 3 — November 1986

1986oe-nov

Archived copy of Opto-Electronics news 1986, November

Vol , Issue 2 — August 1986

1986oe-aug

Archived copy of Opto-Electronics news 1986, August

Vol , Issue 1 — May 1986

1986oe-may

Archived copy of Opto-Electronics news 1986, May

Vol 3, Issue 3 — November 1985

1985-3

Archived copy of Australian Lasers and Optics 1985, issue 3

Vol 1, Issue 1 — August 1985

1985oe-aug

Archived copy of Opto-Electronics news 1985, August

Vol 3, Issue 2 — June 1985

1985-2

Archived copy of Australian Lasers and Optics 1985, issue 2

Vol 3, Issue 1 — January 1985

1985-1

Archived copy of Australian Lasers and Optics 1985, issue 1