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Structured Light: Tailored for Purpose

Andrew Forbes

An emerging toolkit is enabling the shaping of light for a wide variety of applications, in domains ranging from basic science to manufacturing to communications.

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Colloidal Suspension
Colloidal Suspension

Green and red laser light impinging in a glass cell with a colloidal suspension.

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New OIDA Report says Photonics Engineering is Needed to Commercialize Quantum Technology

01 June 2020
Quantum technologies are expected to have major impacts in markets ranging from telecom and medicine to finance but advances in product engineering...

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Configurable Circuit Technology Poised to Expand Silicon Photonic Applications

28 May 2020
Researchers have developed a new way to build power efficient and programmable integrated switching units on a silicon photonics chip. The new...

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New Mobile Health Tool Measures Hemoglobin Without Drawing Blood

21 May 2020
Researchers have developed a way to use smartphone images of a person’s eyelids to assess blood hemoglobin levels. The ability to perform one of...

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New OpticStudio 20.2: New functionality brings early design insights

20 May 2020
Zemax announced the latest release of their flagship software, OpticStudio®. OpticStudio 20.2 represents the second of three releases in 2020...

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Laser-Based Technique Captures 3D Images of Impressionist-Style Brushstrokes

20 May 2020
Researchers have developed a new strategy that uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to acquire both the surface and underlying details of...

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Mid-infrared tunable triple-band cross-polarization converter based on a periodic ellipse graphene patch with a slit

JOSA B, Vol. 37 Issue 7, pp.1921-1926 (2020)
A novel triple-band, tunable, high-efficiency, mid-infrared reflected cross-polarization converter based on a graphene metasurface is proposed and ...

Computerized simulation of color appearance for anomalous trichromats using the multispectral image: erratum

JOSA A, Vol. 37 Issue 7, pp.1075-1075 (2020)
Corrections are given for misprints in J. Opt. Soc. Am. A35, B278 (2018)JOAOD60740-323210.1364/JOSAA.35.00B278.

Three-dimensional waveguide interconnects for scalable integration of photonic neural networks

Optica, Vol. 7 Issue 6, pp.640-646 (2020)
Photonic waveguides are prime candidates for integrated and parallel photonic interconnects. Such interconnects correspond to large-scale vector ma...

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