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Geometry-invariant effects in structures with near-zero permittivity or permeability could lead to deformable optical devices, and to new insights into unique light-matter interactions. Continue Reading



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Lambda Research Corporation Announces Current Release of TracePro® Version 7.8

23 August 2016
Lambda Research Corporation releases updated features in TracePro v7.8 which include a final version of the Lighting Toolkit, new Path Sort Filteri...

Precision Start-Of-Scan (SOS) Detector for Polygon Scan Heads

22 August 2016
Precision Laser Scanning, LLC. provides precision Start-Of-Scan (SOS) Detector for Polygon Scan Heads.

Thorlabs Expands Microscope Line-Up with Modular, DIY Cerna Platform

19 August 2016
Cerna users can easily combine Thorlabs’ optomechanical platform with their choice of optical, electronic, motion control, and vision parts to cons...

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Investigation of a serially coupled double microsphere resonator to expand resonance frequency spacing of microsphere resonators

JOSA B, Vol. 33 Issue 9, pp.1993-1999 (2016)
A serially coupled double microsphere resonator is investigated to reduce the nonfundamental resonances and therefore expand the resonance frequenc...

Development of an immersive virtual reality head-mounted display with high performance

Applied Optics, Vol. 55 Issue 25, pp.6969-6977 (2016)
To resolve the contradiction between large field of view and high resolution in immersive virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs), an HMD...

Generation and propagation characteristics of electromagnetic vortices in radio frequency

Photonics Research, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.B9-B13 (2016)
Electromagnetic vortices, which describe the orbital angular momentum (OAM) carrying waves with a helical phase front, have recently attracted much...

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