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The Optics Workforce: Looking to the Future

Patricia Daukantas

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Silicon Wafer
Silicon Wafer
Cross section of a silicon wafer coated with a thin film of silicon nitride by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. The colors are due to thin-film interference.

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Optics Leaders Announced as Visionary Speakers for 2017 FIO + LS Meeting

20 July 2017
The Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS (FIO + LS) conference and exhibition provides a venue for leaders in the optics and photonics commu...

Optics Leaders Announced as Visionary Speakers for 2017 FIO + LS Meeting

Researchers Look Inside Dangerous Blood Clots with Optical Clearing Technique

17 July 2017
A new technique that makes blood clots optically clear is allowing researchers to use powerful optical microscopy techniques to study the 3D struct...

Researchers Look Inside Dangerous Blood Clots with Optical Clearing Technique

New Imaging Technique Fast Enough to Watch Molecular Dynamics Involved in Neurodegenerative Diseases

13 July 2017
Researchers have developed a fast and practical molecular-scale imaging technique that could let scientists view never-before-seen dynamics of biol...

New Imaging Technique Fast Enough to Watch Molecular Dynamics Involved in Neurodegenerative Diseases

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High-sensitivity optical-fiber-compatible photodetector with an integrated CsPbBr3–graphene hybrid structure

Optica, Vol. 4 Issue 8, pp.835-838 (2017)
Assembling different materials into one optical fiber to realize multifunctional all-fiber devices is always a challenging task, mainly because the...

Soliton-plasma nonlinear dynamics in mid-IR gas-filled hollow-core fibers: publisher’s note

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 15, pp.2943-2943 (2017)
This publisher’s note corrects Eq. (1) of Opt. Lett.42, 2232 (2017)OPLEDP0146-959210.1364/OL.42.002232.

Tunable compact nanosensor based on Fano resonance in a plasmonic waveguide system

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 31, pp.H1-H9 (2017)
An ultracompact plasmonic refractive index sensor based on Fano resonance is proposed. The sensor comprises a metal–insulator–metal w...

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