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High-Average-Power Ultrafast Lasers

Thomas M. Spinka and Constantin Haefner

Recent advances in the average-power capabilities of lasers with petawatt peak powers are enabling new science and applications in industry, biomedicine and security. Continue Reading


 

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Coke, Light, Caustics, and a Pokemon Face?
Coke, Light, Caustics, and a Pokemon Face?
When a nearly empty plastic bottle of Coca-Cola is illuminated from above, the freeform lens that's created focuses light, forming fanciful caustics. A four-light lamp in the ceiling projected the pattern projected onto a white sheet of paper, and the pattern was shot using an iPhone. Do you see the face?

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Science and Applications Intersect at the 2017 FIO + LS

21 September 2017
The 2017 Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science (FIO + LS) conference and exhibition concluded today featuring the latest in optics and photonics rese...

Science and Applications Intersect at the 2017 FIO + LS

New Technique Accurately Digitizes Transparent Objects

19 September 2017
A new imaging technique makes it possible to precisely digitize clear objects and their surroundings, an achievement that has eluded current state-...

New Technique Accurately Digitizes Transparent Objects

The Optical Society Elects Stephen D. Fantone as 2018 Vice President

19 September 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its members have elected Stephen D. Fantone, president and founder of Optikos Corporation, Un...

The Optical Society Elects Stephen D. Fantone as 2018 Vice President

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Self-prior strategy for organ reconstruction in fluorescence molecular tomography

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 10, pp.4671-4686 (2017)
The purpose of this study is to propose a strategy for organ reconstruction in fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT) without prior information fr...

Toward all-fiber supercontinuum spanning the mid-infrared

Optica, Vol. 4 Issue 10, pp.1163-1166 (2017)
Broadband laser light sources in the mid-infrared region attract enormous interest due to the plethora of applications they are enabling, including...

Spectral–temporal dynamics of high power Raman picosecond pulse using H2-filled Kagome HC-PCF

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 19, pp.3896-3899 (2017)
We report on the spectral–temporal characterization of a 1.8 μm wavelength and high power picosecond pulse Raman source. It is...

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