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The SOAP Committee Sparks Controversy

John N. Howard

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 18-19 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.17.9.000018


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Abstract

One of the most controversial actions ever taken by an OSA governing body was that of the Committee on Society Objectives and Policy (SOAP) to recommend a name change for the Society. Like all good soap stories, this one ends with a cliff hanger.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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(000.0000) General : General
(000.4895) General : OSA history

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John N. Howard, "The SOAP Committee Sparks Controversy," Optics & Photonics News 17(9), 18-19 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-17-9-18


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