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Fluorescent Lillies
Lilies under black light after absorbing fluorescent dye. The image was taken using a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phone camera at the Photon Factory, University of Auckland, New Zealand. [Image taken from the 2016 After Image photo contest] 

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Tiny Sensor Lays Groundwork for Precision X-Rays Detection via Endoscopy

28 March 2017
Using a tiny device known as an optical antenna, researchers have created an X-ray sensor that is integrated onto the end of an optical fiber just ...

Tiny Sensor Lays Groundwork for Precision X-Rays Detection via Endoscopy

Scientific Society Announces International Coalition to Advance Optics and Photonics Initiatives

28 March 2017
The Optical Society launches International Photonics Advocacy Coalition during a workshop among EU scientists and policy leaders

Scientific Society Announces International Coalition to Advance Optics and  Photonics Initiatives

The Largest Optical Communications & Networking Conference, OFC 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles

23 March 2017
The Optical Fiber Conference and Exhibition (OFC), held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, has concluded with 663 exhibiting companies, over 1,1...

The Largest Optical Communications & Networking Conference, OFC 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles

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Temporal mode selectivity by frequency conversion in second-order nonlinear optical waveguides: erratum

Optics Express, Vol. 25 Issue 7, pp.7998-7998 (2017)
We correct typographical errors in four equations showing the integral forms of the equations of motion and the corresponding perturbative approxim...

Advanced image analysis verifies geometry performance of micro-milling systems

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 10, pp.2912-2921 (2017)
Accurate dimensional measurement of micro-milled items is a challenge and machine specifications do not include operational parameters in the works...

Step-scan differential Fourier transform infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy (DFTIR-PAS): a spectral deconvolution method for weak absorber detection in the presence of strongly overlapping background absorptions

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 7, pp.1424-1427 (2017)
The determination of small absorption coefficients of trace gases in the atmosphere constitutes a challenge for analytical air contaminant measurem...

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