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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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Reflection Grating
Reflection grating process that went wrong. Gold, polymer and substrate structures reveal various shapes and colors from mechanical surface damage. Grating surface observed in Avo cleanroom with long-working-distance objective under white-light illumination.

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OSA Biophotonics Congress: The Optics in Today’s Life Sciences

24 February 2017
Optical technologies make a significant impact on biology and medicine. They can be used for imaging and sensing everything from molecules to man. ...

Researchers Use Laser-Generated Bubbles to Create 3D Images in Liquid

23 February 2017
Researchers have developed a completely new type of display that creates 3D images by using a laser to form tiny bubbles inside a liquid “screen.” ...

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InAlGaN superluminescent diodes fabricated on patterned substrates: an alternative semiconductor broadband emitter


We demonstrate InGaN violet light-emitting superluminescent diodes with large spectral width suitable for applications in optical coherence spectro...

Fiber lasers and their applications: introduction

JOSA B, Vol. 34 Issue 3, pp.FLA1-FLA1 (2017)
Fiber lasers have more and more applications in industrial, military, medical diagnosis, and scientific research. This issue features the progress ...

Validation of a spectral light scattering method to differentiate large from small particles in intraocular lenses

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 3, pp.1889-1894 (2017)
A psychophysical approach has been designed to measure straylight from intraocular lenses (IOLs) in vitro. This approach uses a clinical straylight...

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