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Optics in 2017

This special issue of Optics & Photonics News highlights the most exciting peer-reviewed optics research to have emerged over the past 12 months. Continue Reading


 

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IMAGE OF THE WEEK

Diffracted Supercontinuum
Diffracted Supercontinuum
Scattering, multiple refraction, and caustics generated from colourless water beads illuminated by a diffracted supercontinuum [Third place, 2017 After Image photo contest.] 

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Innovative System Images Photosynthesis to Provide Picture of Plant Health

07 December 2017
Researchers have developed a new imaging system that is designed to monitor the health of crops in the field or greenhouse. The new technology coul...

Innovative System Images Photosynthesis to Provide Picture of Plant Health

National Photonics Initiative Applauds Release of NAS Report on Intense Ultrafast Lasers

07 December 2017
The National Photonics Initiative (NPI), an alliance of top scientific societies uniting industry and academia to raise awareness of photonics, tod...

National Photonics Initiative Applauds Release of NAS Report on Intense Ultrafast Lasers

Recognize Experience, Professional Accomplishments and Service with OSA Senior Member Status

06 December 2017
The Optical Society (OSA), the leading global professional association in optics and photonics, encourages well-established OSA Members to submit a...

Recognize Experience, Professional Accomplishments and Service with OSA Senior Member Status

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Exploring the self-mode locking of the 2  μm Tm:YAG laser with suppression of the self-pulsing dynamic

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 24, pp.5226-5229 (2017)
A continuous-wave (cw) self-mode-locked Tm:YAG laser at 2015 nm is successfully demonstrated by suppressing the self-pulsing behavior. By us...

Quantization of collagen organization in the stroma with a new order coefficient

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 9 Issue 1, pp.173-189 (2018)
Many optical and biomechanical properties of the cornea, specifically the transparency of the stroma and its stiffness, can be traced to the degree...

Terahertz integrated device: high-Q silicon dielectric resonators

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 8 Issue 1, pp.50-58 (2018)
We design, fabricate, and characterize the terahertz integrated resonators on the silicon platform. Based on mode analysis and selection, the high-...

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