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Light Served with a Twist

Sonja Franke-Arnold and Neal Radwell

The insight of a classic study on optical orbital angular momentum, published a quarter-century ago, continues to resonate in new approaches to structuring, controlling and leveraging light beams. Continue Reading


 

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The Optical Society Opposes Proposed Cuts to Science Funding in 2018 Budget

23 May 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) issued the following statement on the release of President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. The proposed ...

The Optical Society Opposes Proposed Cuts to Science Funding in 2018 Budget

The Optical Society Commemorates the Rich Tradition and History of Optics Letters

22 May 2017
– First launched in 1977 as as means to quickly disseminate the latest in optics research and provide the optics and photonics community with a tru...

The Optical Society Commemorates the Rich Tradition and History of Optics Letters

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Unsupervised identification of cone photoreceptors in non-confocal adaptive optics scanning light ophthalmoscope images

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 6, pp.3081-3094 (2017)
Precise measurements of photoreceptor numerosity and spatial arrangement are promising biomarkers for the early detection of retinal pathologies an...

Fiber laser for on-demand mode generation in 1550  nm band

Photonics Research, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.256-260 (2017)
Transverse mode characteristics of a laser are related to a variety of interesting applications. An on-demand mode solid laser in the 1064 n...

Investigation of the local dispersion change in anomalous dispersion microcavity and quantitative analysis of the phase-matching in Kerr comb generation

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 16, pp.4828-4834 (2017)
We numerically simulate Kerr comb generation in an anomalous dispersion microcavity by modal expansion method and demonstrate that the initiation o...

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