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Ring Pattern
Ring Pattern
Formation of circular ring pattern in warm water with honey. The sunlight falls on the beaker on the right side through the window. Around the beaker, the rings are formed as similar to bright and dark fringes due to interference.

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Meet at the Intersection of Application and Science at FIO + LS 2018

26 April 2018
From the shortest time scales known in science, to the development of tomorrow’s computing architectures, the Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science A...

Meet at the Intersection of Application and Science at FIO + LS 2018

Researchers Create Precision Optical Components with Inkjet Printing

25 April 2018
Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides. Because the printing appro...

Researchers Create Precision Optical Components with Inkjet Printing

The Optical Society Presents the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize for 2018

19 April 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, USA, the recipient of the 2018 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Rober...

The Optical Society Presents the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize for 2018

The Optical Society Celebrates International Day of Light on 16 May

17 April 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) supports the UNESCO endorsement of the International Day of Light on 16 May and is a founding member of the International...

The Optical Society Celebrates International Day of Light on 16 May

The Optical Society Joins with Scientific Organizations to March for Science

12 April 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) today announces plans to support the March for Science, planned for Saturday, 14 April. OSA will join the 200+ organizati...

The Optical Society Joins with Scientific Organizations to March for Science

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Characterization of weakly absorbing thin films by multiple linear regression analysis of absolute unwrapped phase in angle-resolved spectral reflectometry

Optics Express, Vol. 26 Issue 9, pp.12291-12305 (2018)
The simultaneous determination of t, n(λ), and κ(λ) of thin films can be a tough task for the high correlation of fit paramete...

Monolithic quantum-dot distributed feedback laser array on silicon

Optica, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.528-533 (2018)
Electrically pumped lasers directly grown on silicon are key devices interfacing silicon microelectronics and photonics. We report here, for the fi...

Filamentation of mid-IR pulses in ambient air in the vicinity of molecular resonances

Optics Letters, Vol. 43 Issue 9, pp.2185-2188 (2018)
Properties of filaments ignited by multi-millijoule, 90 fs mid-infrared pulses centered at 3.9 μm are examined experimentally ...

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