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Lambda Research Corporation Announces Current Release of TracePro® Version 7.8

23 August 2016
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19 August 2016
Cerna users can easily combine Thorlabs’ optomechanical platform with their choice of optical, electronic, motion control, and vision parts to cons...

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Performance comparison of fully adaptive and static passive polarimetric imagers in the presence of intensity and polarization contrast

JOSA A, Vol. 33 Issue 9, pp.1880-1886 (2016)
We address the comparison of contrast improvement obtained with a fully adaptive polarimetric imager and the best channel of a static polarimetric ...

Toward quantum plasmonic networks

Optica, Vol. 3 Issue 9, pp.985-988 (2016)
We demonstrate the transduction of macroscopic quantum entanglement by independent, distant plasmonic structures embedded in separate thin silver f...

Dynamic, infrared bandpass filters prepared from polymer-stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals

Applied Optics, Vol. 55 Issue 25, pp.7134-7137 (2016)
We report on the formulation and electrical control of the position and bandwidth of reflective bandpass filters prepared from cholesteric liquid c...

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