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  • Packing Hundreds of Sensors into a Single Optical Fiber for use in Harsh Environments
    Packing Hundreds of Sensors into a Single Optical Fiber for use in Harsh Environments
    26 junho 2014
    By fusing together the concepts of active fiber sensors and high-temperature fiber sensors, a team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh has created an all-optical high-temperature sensor for gas flow measurements that operates at record-setting temperatures above 800 degrees Celsius.

  • A Better Imager for Identifying Tumors
    A Better Imager for Identifying Tumors
    19 junho 2014
    Research published today in OSA's journal Optics Letters details a new technique that could give surgeons cheaper and more lightweight tools, such as goggles or hand-held devices, to identify tumors in real time in the operating room.

  • Making Smartphones Smarter with See-through Sensors
    Making Smartphones Smarter with See-through Sensors
    18 junho 2014
    Your smartphone’s display glass could soon be more than just a pretty face, thanks to new technology developed by researchers from Montreal and the New York-based company Corning Incorporated.

  • CLEO: 2014 Closes with Increased Attendance, Six Days of Innovative Laser Science & Applications
    CLEO: 2014 Closes with Increased Attendance, Six Days of Innovative Laser Science & Applications
    16 junho 2014
    With a record number of paper submissions and the highest attendance in five years, CLEO: 2014 concluded last week after six days of quality presentations, diverse symposia, important business insights and unique innovations from prominent companies in the laser and electro-optics industry.

  • OSA Recognizes Member Accomplishments with New Class of Senior Members
    OSA Recognizes Member Accomplishments with New Class of Senior Members
    13 junho 2014
    The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors approved more than 60 new Senior Members this week at CLEO: 2014. The OSA Senior Member distinction provides well-established individual members with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within optics and photonics.

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