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Sony Corp. (Japan) has developed a new compact, lightweight CD-ROM optical picku¥and is slated to begin shipping samples in the immediate future. . . . Polycapillary optics manufacturer X-ray Optical Systems (Albany, NY) was recently awarded an R&D 100 award for its neutron focusing lens. . . . Two recent additions to the optics seminars for practicing professionals offered by the University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI) are Designing Plastic Optical Systems and Designing and Implementing Optic

Also in the news . . .

Sony Corp. (Japan) has developed a new compact, lightweight CD-ROM optical picku¥and is slated to begin shipping samples in the immediate future. . . . Polycapillary optics manufacturer X-ray Optical Systems (Albany, NY) was recently awarded an R&D 100 award for its neutron focusing lens. . . . Two recent additions to the optics seminars for practicing professionals offered by the University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI) are Designing Plastic Optical Systems and Designing and Implementing Optical Systems. Courses are given in-plant or at extension locations. For information contact Donald Baxa at (800) 462-0876. . . . On September 28-29 in Washington, DC, the Optical Society of America will hold its annual Executive Forum. The meeting for senior executives of optics companies gives information on business issues and technology trends in the industry. For information call (202) 416-1960.

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