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Fluorescent Lillies
Fluorescent Lillies
Lilies under black light after absorbing fluorescent dye. The image was taken using a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phone camera at the Photon Factory, University of Auckland, New Zealand. [Image taken from the 2016 After Image photo contest] 

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Researchers Watch Blood Vessels Develop in Whole Zebrafish Embryos

30 March 2017
For the first time, researchers have followed the development of blood vessels in zebrafish embryos without using any labels or contrast agents, wh...

Researchers Watch Blood Vessels Develop in Whole Zebrafish Embryos

An LED-Based Device for Imaging Radiation Induced Skin Damage

29 March 2017
To eradicate any cancer cells that may potentially remain after surgery or chemotherapy, many breast cancer patients also undergo radiation therapy...

An LED-Based Device for Imaging Radiation Induced Skin Damage

Scientific Society Announces International Coalition to Advance Optics and Photonics Initiatives

28 March 2017
The Optical Society launches International Photonics Advocacy Coalition during a workshop among EU scientists and policy leaders

Scientific Society Announces International Coalition to Advance Optics and  Photonics Initiatives

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SPICA, Stellar Parameters and Images with a Cophased Array: a 6T visible combiner for the CHARA array

JOSA A, Vol. 34 Issue 5, pp.A37-A46 (2017)
High angular resolution studies of stars in the optical domain have highly progressed in recent years. After the results obtained with the visible ...

Study of extra wide coherent optical combs generated by a QW-based integrated passively mode-locked ring laser

Optics Letters, Vol. 42 Issue 7, pp.1428-1431 (2017)
We present an investigation of an InP quantum-well-based integrated extended cavity passively mode-locked laser which shows extra broad frequency c...

Label-free photoacoustic imaging of the cardio-cerebrovascular development in the embryonic zebrafish

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 4, pp.2359-2367 (2017)
Zebrafish play an important role in biology, pharmacology, toxicology, and medicine. The cardio-cerebrovascular development of zebrafish is particu...

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