New Laser Methods Create Dazzling Colors on Metals
In a new study, researchers describe how to use a single commercially available laser to achieve three techniques for laser colorization on metal, making the techniques more practical for a wide range of applications in art and jewelry making.
Added: 19 Feb 2019
New Progress Toward Chip-Based Ghost Imaging
For the first time, researchers have shown that the non-conventional imaging method known as ghost imaging can be performed using a low-cost, chip-based light-illuminating device.
Added: 04 Feb 2019
Environmentally Stable Laser Emits Exceptionally Pure Light
Researchers have developed a compact laser that emits light with extreme spectral purity that doesn’t change in response to environmental conditions. The new potentially portable laser could benefit a host of scientific applications, improve clocks for global positioning (GPS) systems, advance the detection of gravitational waves in space and be useful for quantum computing.
Added: 31 Jan 2019
Statement on Proposed Declaration of Humankind's Rights
As Chief Executive Officer of The Optical Society (OSA), I am pleased to sign the statement proposing a Universal Declaration of Humankind’s Rights to include future generations, which will support actions aimed at protecting the environment and our planet.
Added: 31 Jan 2019
Technological Breakthroughs in Data Center Connectivity, 5G and IoT, and Much More Drive OFC 2019
OFC 2019 returns to San Diego, California to set the stage as the single-most important annual event in optical communications. More than 15,000 executives, technical experts, academia, media and analysts converge to discuss the latest optical innovations for future networking growth segments, including: data center connectivity, 5G and Internet of Things (IoT), next-generation optical access and open networking innovation.
Added: 30 Jan 2019