Optics & Photonics News


Optics in 2016

Guest editors: Robert D. Guenther and colleagues

This special issue of Optics & Photonics News highlights the most exciting peer-reviewed optics research to have emerged over the past 12 months. Continue Reading



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High Trestle Trail Bridge, Iowa. The vertical features lit with blue LED strips are installed at an angle, giving a spectacular spiral effect while walking towards the bridge. 

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The Optical Society Names Washington DC Headquarters for Dr. Jarus W. Quinn

02 December 2016
The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that its headquarters building will be named for Dr. Jarus W. Quinn, who served as OSA's first Executive ...

OSA Future of Microscopy Incubator: Merging Adaptive and Computational Imaging

30 November 2016
The Optical Society (OSA) will host its first international Incubator meeting at The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday, 12 December and ...

Sir David Payne Delivers OSA Light the Future Keynote at Photonics India 2016

29 November 2016
The Optical Society (OSA), the leading global professional association in optics and photonics, will host its final centennial Light the Future spe...

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Monitoring blood vital bio signs using secondary speckle patterns

Optics Express, Vol. 24 Issue 24, pp.27907-27917 (2016)
Continuous noninvasive measurement of vital bio-signs, such as cardiopulmonary parameters, is an important tool in the evaluation process of the pa...

Single-acquisition wide-field superresolution for telescopes

Applied Optics, Vol. 55 Issue 35, pp.10025-10029 (2016)
A simple optical setup is introduced here that is capable of improving the diffraction-limited angular resolution of a telescope at minimal cost to...

Pulse train uniformity and nonlinear dynamics of soliton crystals in mode-locked fiber ring lasers

JOSA B, Vol. 34 Issue 1, pp.2721-2730 (2017)
The evolution of soliton crystal structures is analytically and numerically investigated in passively mode-locked fiber lasers by means of the nonl...

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