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The Internet of Things: From Hype to Reality

Edwin Cartlidge

The web of connected objects has so far failed to live up to its billing. But that should change. Continue Reading


 

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Duplex Image of Single Object
Duplex Image of Single Object
Two virtual images of a single object created by the concavo-convex lenses of a normal spectacle, which was captured by a mobile camera (ISO-61, focal length 5 mm, F-stop: f/2) inline with the object.

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Getting Hold of Quantum Dot Biosensors

22 August 2017
Quantum dots (QDs) have found so many applications in recent years, they can now be purchased with a variety of composite structures and configurat...

Getting Hold of Quantum Dot Biosensors

Guide Star Alliance Team Receives OSA’s 2017 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award

18 August 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that Guide Star Alliance is the winner of the 2017 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Awar...

Guide Star Alliance Team Receives OSA’s 2017 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award

New Terahertz Imaging Approach Could Speed Up Skin Cancer Detection

17 August 2017
Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining co...

 New Terahertz Imaging Approach Could Speed Up Skin Cancer Detection

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“W-shaped” injection current dependence of electroluminescence linewidth in green InGaN/GaN-based LED grown on silicon substrate


Injection current, and temperature, dependences of the electroluminescence (EL) spectrum from green InGaN/GaN multiple quantum well (MQW)-based lig...

Effect of red light on optically trapped spermatozoa

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8 Issue 9, pp.4200-4205 (2017)
Successful artificial insemination relies on the use of high quality spermatozoa. One measure of sperm quality is swimming force. Increased swimmin...

1  kHz single-frequency 2.09  μm Ho:YAG ring laser

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 25, pp.7075-7078 (2017)
In this paper, we report the experimental realization of a high-repetition-rate single-frequency Ho-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Ho:YAG) ring las...

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