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Precision-optics and optical assemblies manufacturer Tropel Inc. (Fairport, NY) expanded staffing to 80 employees in 1995, an increase of 28%. . . . Hughes Danbury Optical Systems (Danbury, CT) has been named as a second-source lens supplier for wafer-stepper manufacturer Integrated Solutions Inc. (Tewksbury, MA). . . . The Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization (Quebec, Canada, July 8-10) will support the development of standards and measurement procedures for laser beams and optics. For information, call (418) 657-7006. . . . The Shearwater Foundation (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) recently awarded $135,000 in art holography grants to individual artists and holography institutions.