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Semiconductor Lasers for 3-D Sensing

Jay Skidmore

As VCSELs and edge-emitting lasers empower new functionalities in handhelds, the automotive sector and elsewhere, it’s increasingly important to understand the differences between these laser options.

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IMAGE OF THE WEEK

Interference Pattern
Interference Pattern

This SEM image is the center of a resolution test for optical lithography (ultraviolet) using vacuum contact. While the straight lines were lost at the submicron scale of the pattern’s center, a beautiful interference pattern was created.  [Honorable mention, 2018 After Image photo contest.] 

 


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The Optical Society Announces New Editors-in-Chief for Two of its Core Journals

15 January 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce two new editors-in-chief. Kurt Busch and James Leger have been appointed as the new editors-in-chi...

The Optical Society Announces New Editors-in-Chief for Two of its Core Journals

OIDA Workshop on Manufacturing and Building the Supply Chain for Integrated Photonics

15 January 2019
The OIDA Workshop at OFC, to be held 3 March in San Diego, Calif., U.S.A., will examine these capabilities, which include component design, fabrica...

OIDA Workshop on Manufacturing and Building the Supply Chain for Integrated Photonics

The Optical Society Announces the 2019 OIDA Executive Forum

15 January 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) in conjunction with OFC will hold the annual OIDA Executive Forum, an exclusive event for business leaders in networking ...

The Optical Society Announces the 2019 OIDA Executive Forum

Statement from The Optical Society on the Partial Shutdown of the U.S. Federal Government

02 January 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) urges U.S. government leaders to end the partial U.S. government shutdown that is negatively affecting many federal scien...

Statement from The Optical Society on the Partial Shutdown of the U.S. Federal Government

Industry Executive Sujatha Ramanujan Appointed to The Optical Society Board of Directors

27 December 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sujatha Ramanujan, an experienced industry executive, to...

Industry Executive Sujatha Ramanujan Appointed to The Optical Society Board of Directors

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Tightly locked optical frequency comb from a semiconductor disk laser

Optics Express, Vol. 27 Issue 3, pp.1786-1797 (2019)
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Coherent combining of mid-infrared difference frequency generators

Optics Letters, Vol. 44 Issue 3, pp.566-569 (2019)
We report what is, to the best of our knowledge, the first experimental demonstration of coherent combining of two mid-infrared difference frequenc...

Probing dynamic processes in the eye at multiple spatial and temporal scales with multimodal full field OCT

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 10 Issue 2, pp.731-746 (2019)
We describe recent technological progress in multimodal en face full-field optical coherence tomography that has allowed detection of slow and fast...

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