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Laser Additive Manufacturing: Going Mainstream

Ilya Mingareev and Martin Richardson

Despite rapid progress, LAM remains largely a niche fabrication technology. What advances in technology and manufacturing science will bring it to the front ranks? Continue Reading


 

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The Optical Society Presents 15 Prestigious Awards for 2017

16 February 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name the 2017 recipients of its prestigious technology awards and medals. The winners include: Martijn de S...

Optimizing Data Center Placement and Network Design to Strengthen Cloud Comp

14 February 2017
Telecommunication experts estimate the amount of data stored “in the cloud” or in remote data centers around the world, will quintuple in the next ...

OSA Presents 2017 Advocate of Optics Recognition to National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova

13 February 2017
The Optical Society (OSA) presented its 2017 Advocate of Optics recognition to National Science Foundation (NSF) Director, France A. Córdova on 7 F...

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High-average-power, high-repetition-rate tunable terahertz difference frequency generation with GaSe crystal pumped by 2  μm dual-wavelength intracavity KTP optical parametric oscillator

Photonics Research, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.82-87 (2017)
We have demonstrated a high-average-power, high-repetition-rate optical terahertz (THz) source based on difference frequency generation (DFG) in th...

Optical coherence tomography-integrated, wearable (backpack-type), compact diagnostic imaging modality for in situ leaf quality assessment

Applied Optics, Vol. 56 Issue 9, pp.D108-D114 (2017)
We developed a compact, wearable diagnostic imaging modality employing optical coherence tomography for in situ plant leaf quality assessments. Thi...

On the limits of digital back-propagation in the presence of transceiver noise

Optics Express, Vol. 25 Issue 4, pp.4564-4578 (2017)
This paper investigates the impact of transceiver noise on the performance of digital back-propagation (DBP). A generalized expression to estimate ...

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