The Optical Society of America (OSA) has announced twenty winners of its 2004 specialty awards, honoring individual commitment, initiative and creativity in the optics field. The awards will be presented at OSA's annual meeting, to be held Oct. 12-14 in Rochester, N.Y. Winners include: David J. Wineland, Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Endowment; Steven K. Case, Edwin H. Land Medal; Janice A. Hudgings, Esther Hoffman Beller Medal; Alexander A. Sawchuck, Distinguished Service Award; Randy A. Bartels, Adolph Lomb Medal; David R. Williams and Heidi Hofer, Archie Mahan Prize; Chungte Bill Chen, David Richardson Medal; Rangaswamy Srinivasan, James J. Wynne and Samuel E. Blum, R.W. Wood Prize; Costas Fotakis, OSA Leadership Award/New Focus-Bookham Prize; Erich P. Ippen, Charles Hard Townes Award; Peter G. Eliseev, Nick Holonyak Jr. Award; Jens Biegert, Allen Prize; David E. Pritchard, Max Born Award; C. Randy Giles, Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize; Richard A. Mathies, Ellis R. Lippincott Award; Brian John Orr, William F. Meggers Award; and John Krauskopf, Edgar D. Tillyer Award.
For more information, visit: www.osa.org/aboutosa/awards/theawards/recent.asp