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Toward an All-Optical Biopsy

Tobias Meyer, Michael Schmitt, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius and Jürgen Popp

Combining multiple photonic imaging techniques could allow for new, noninvasive approaches to tumor detection and assessment, meeting clinical challenges at a time of rising global cancer incidence.

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The M87 Black Hole
The M87 Black Hole

An image of the black hole at the center of galaxy M87, obtained by the Event Horizon Telescope—a very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) array of eight high-altitude millimeter-wave astronomy facilities distributed across Earth’s surface.


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Researchers Use 3D Printer to Print Glass

18 April 2019
For the first time, researchers have successfully 3D printed chalcogenide glass, a unique material used to make optical components that operate at ...

Researchers Use 3D Printer to Print Glass

New Survey Jointly Commissioned by SPIE and OSA Assesses Level of Harassment at Scientific Meetings

16 April 2019
In a new professional conduct survey jointly commissioned by The Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics...

New Survey Jointly Commissioned by SPIE and OSA Assesses Level of Harassment at Scientific Meetings

The Optical Society Names Pablo Artal the 2019 Edgar D. Tillyer Award Recipient

16 April 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name Pablo Artal, Universidad de Murcia, Spain the 2019 Edgar D. Tillyer Award winner.

The Optical Society Names Pablo Artal the 2019 Edgar D. Tillyer Award Recipient

The Optical Society Names Fred Leonberger the 2019 David Richardson Medal Recipient

12 April 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to name Fred Leonberger, EOvation Advisors LLC, U.S.A., winner of the 2019 David Richardson Medal.

The Optical Society Names Fred Leonberger the 2019 David Richardson Medal Recipient

New Super-Accurate Optical Atomic Clocks Pass Critical Test

11 April 2019
Researchers have measured an optical clock’s ticking with record-breaking accuracy while also showing the clock can be operated with unprecedented ...

New Super-Accurate Optical Atomic Clocks Pass Critical Test

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Femtosecond laser direct writing of an integrated path-encoded CNOT quantum gate

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 9 Issue 5, pp.2318-2326 (2019)
Femtosecond lasers enable three-dimensional direct writing of waveguides inside bulk transparent materials and have been applied to the fabrication...

Design of a uniform-illumination two-dimensional waveguide head-up display with thin plate compensator

Optics Express, Vol. 27 Issue 9, pp.12692-12709 (2019)
Nonuniform illumination is one of the factors in degrading image performance of geometrical waveguide-based head-up display. The two-dimensional (2...

Electroholography of real scenes by RGB-D camera and the downsampling method

OSA Continuum, Vol. 2 Issue 5, pp.1629-1638 (2019)
We performed electroholography of real scenes using an RGB-D camera. With the image (RGB) and depth (D) data of 1,920 $\times$× 1,080 pixels and 51...

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