See Better

Latest News

Wildfox channel Marie Antoinette for their AW14 eyewear line

Wildfox channel Marie Antoinette for their AW14 eyewear line

Everything is better when it's French. Even though Wildfox is an LA-based label, that didn't stop them from channelling the notorious Marie Antoinette for their latest Fall 2014 sunglasses and eyewear line's ad campaign. Shot by Mark Hunter, the...


Optofluidics in Plants

Optofluidics in Plants

OSA Fellow Demetri Psaltis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, helped launch the field of optofluidics in 2006. Now, with colleagues Andreas E. Vasdekis and Jae-Woo Choi, he hopes draw the attention of the optics community to a re...


Toward a Reliable Optical Timescale

Toward a Reliable Optical Timescale

For a number of years, optical lattice clocks have shown mind-bending levels of accuracy and stability, surpassing those of even the best atomic clocks (see “Optical Lattice Clocks,” OPN, January 2015). But putting that timekeeping muscle to work as...


Better Holograms for Higher Security

Better Holograms for Higher Security

Security holograms have been part of credit cards for more than three decades, but scientists are always seeking to advance the technology. Now, using nanotechnology, researchers in OSA Fellow Federico Capasso’s laboratory at Harvard University (USA)...


Beaming Repairs to Some Optoelectronic Crystals

Beaming Repairs to Some Optoelectronic Crystals

In a classic science-fiction trope, a doctor beams energy onto a patient to heal an injury. In reality, researchers from several U.S. and British universities have used bright light to fix some defects in a type of perovskite film that has many promi...


BOSS EYEWEAR – Master the Light Campaign

BOSS EYEWEAR – Master the Light Campaign

BOSS EYEWEAR presents the new Master the Light campaign with Clément Chabernaud und Rianne van Rompaey. The video shows the spring/summer 2016 collection in the urban, architectonically sophisticated environment of Santiago the Chile.


Creating Thin Films Under Pressure

Creating Thin Films Under Pressure

Pennsylvania State University (USA) researchers led by John Badding say they have demonstrated a new method that could create long, flexible sheets of thin-film hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) in a fraction of the space and at a fraction of t...


Tokyo Optical Guide

Tokyo Optical Guide

A Japanese Must-Shopping Experience We love the hustle and bustle of a thriving metropolis – especially when it welcomes visitors with a unique take on fashion, design, and culture. Tokyo continues to raise the bar in all of these areas, but at the s...


ØRGREENS Ode to Women

ØRGREENS Ode to Women

This season, the Scandinavian eyewear brand Ørgreen is launching a little Capsule Collection honoring women. The two unique styles appear rather subtle and leave the stage for the strong, self-confident personality of the wearer. Designed for powerfu...