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Heat Is the New Light

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Binary Grating Diffraction Pattern
Binary Grating Diffraction Pattern
Diffraction pattern of a binary grating, which is illuminated by two lasers. [Image taken from the 2007 After Image photo contest.]

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Nobel Laureate Steven Chu to Deliver Plenary Presentation at 2017 IONS Okinawa

23 October 2017
Nobel Laureate, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and a fellow of The Optical Society, Dr. Steven Chu will provide the keynote plenary presentation a...

Nobel Laureate Steven Chu to Deliver Plenary Presentation at 2017 IONS Okinawa

Highlights and Insights into the Future of Optics and Photonics

20 October 2017
From fiber optics and telecommunications to medical imaging and cancer research, optics and photonics are advancing today’s critical technologies. ...

Highlights and Insights into the Future of Optics and Photonics

Optical Communications Innovators to Deliver Keynote Presentations at OFC 2018

19 October 2017
The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC), the world’s leading conference and exhibition for optical communications and netwo...

Optical Communications Innovators to Deliver Keynote Presentations at OFC 2018

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Fast, wide-field and distortion-free telescope with curved detectors for surveys at ultralow surface brightness

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 31, pp.8639-8647 (2017)
We present the design of an all-reflective, bifolded Schmidt telescope aimed at surveys of extended astronomical objects with extremely low surface...

Label-free fiber optic optrode for the detection of class C β-lactamases expressed by drug resistant bacteria

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 11, pp.5191-5205 (2017)
This paper reports the experimental assessment of an automated optical assay based on label free optical fiber optrodes for the fast detection of c...

Tunable dual-channel filter based on an add-drop resonator Sagnac interferometer

JOSA B, Vol. 34 Issue 11, pp.2400-2405 (2017)
In this paper, we propose an add-drop resonator Sagnac interferometer filter to achieve tunable dual-channel function. Not only is just one ring ut...

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