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Laser Additive Manufacturing: Going Mainstream

Ilya Mingareev and Martin Richardson

Despite rapid progress, LAM remains largely a niche fabrication technology. What advances in technology and manufacturing science will bring it to the front ranks? Continue Reading



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The Optical Society Presents 15 Prestigious Awards for 2017

16 February 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name the 2017 recipients of its prestigious technology awards and medals. The winners include: Martijn de S...

Optimizing Data Center Placement and Network Design to Strengthen Cloud Comp

14 February 2017
Telecommunication experts estimate the amount of data stored “in the cloud” or in remote data centers around the world, will quintuple in the next ...

OSA Presents 2017 Advocate of Optics Recognition to National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova

13 February 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) presented its 2017 Advocate of Optics recognition to National Science Foundation (NSF) Director, France A. Córdova on 7 F...

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Programmable optical waveform reshaping on a picosecond timescale

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 5, pp.951-954 (2017)
We experimentally demonstrate the temporal reshaping of optical waveforms in the telecom wavelength band using the principle of quantum frequency c...

Highly-efficient continuous-wave intra-cavity frequency-doubled Yb:LuAG thin-disk laser with 1 kW of output power

Optics Express, Vol. 25 Issue 5, pp.4917-4925 (2017)
We report on the generation of continuous-wave, intra-cavity frequency-doubled, multi-mode laser radiation in an Yb:LuAG thin-disk laser. Output po...

Multi-focus image fusion based on dictionary learning with rolling guidance filter

JOSA A, Vol. 34 Issue 3, pp.432-440 (2017)
We present a new multi-focus image fusion method based on dictionary learning with a rolling guidance filter to fusion of multi-focus images with r...

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