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Quantum Computing: How Close Are We?

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Clearing "Visual Noise" to Improve Underwater Vision and Deep Sea Exploration

24 October 2016
Mankind has long been peering into the depths of the sea. From finding fish to avoiding rocks, the ability to see as far as possible through turbi...

Innovative Technique for Shaping Light Could Solve Bandwidth Crunch

19 October 2016
As data demands continue to grow, scientists predict that it’s only a matter of time before today’s telecommunication networks reach capacity unles...

The Optical Society Elects Ursula Gibson as 2017 Vice President

19 October 2016
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its members have elected Ursula Gibson of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology,...

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Hybrid cavity-coupled plasmonic biosensors for low concentration, label-free and selective biomolecular detection.

Optics Express, Vol. 24 Issue 22, pp.25785-25796 (2016)
Simple optical techniques that can accurately and selectively identify organic and inorganic material in a reproducible manner are of paramount imp...

Materials design parameters for infrared device applications based on III-V semiconductors

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 3, pp.B58-B63 (2017)
The collaborative development of infrared detector materials by the Army Research Laboratory and Stony Brook University has led to new fundamental ...

Self-consistent optical constants of SiO2 and Ta2O5 films

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.3622-3637 (2016)
Self-consistent optical constants of SiO2 and Ta2O5 films have been obtained for their relevance in optical coatin...

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