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Lambda Research Corporation Announces Current Release of TracePro® Version 7.8

23 August 2016
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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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Refractometer probe based on a reflective carbon nanotube-modified microfiber Bragg grating

Applied Optics, Vol. 55 Issue 25, pp.7037-7041 (2016)
A carbon nanotube (CNT)-modified microfiber Bragg grating (MFBG) is proposed to measure the refractive index with a strong enhancement of the sensi...

Two-photon tomography using on-chip quantum walks

Optics Letters, Vol. 41 Issue 17, pp.4079-4082 (2016)
We present an approach to quantum tomography based on first expanding a quantum state across extra degrees of freedom and then exploiting the intro...

Time-domain Raman analytical forward solvers

Optics Express, Vol. 24 Issue 18, pp.20382-20399 (2016)
A set of time-domain analytical forward solvers for Raman signals detected from homogeneous diffusive media is presented. The time-domain solvers h...

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