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Still Plenty of Room at the Bottom

Patricia Daukantas

Six decades after Richard Feynman speculated about the angstrom-sized world, new optoelectronic and photonic technologies have surpassed his casual conjectures.

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Scratched Coating
Scratched Coating

Color effects around a scratch in an optical coating.

[Taken from the 2012 OPN Photo Contest]


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Fiber-optic Vibration Sensors Could Prevent Train Accidents

17 July 2019
Researchers have developed new sensors for measuring acceleration and vibration on trains. The technology could be integrated with artificial intel...

 Fiber-optic Vibration Sensors Could Prevent Train Accidents

The Optical Society Announces 2019 Class of Senior Members

10 July 2019
The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2019 class of new Senior Members. The Senior Member distinction, awarded th...

The Optical Society Announces 2019 Class of Senior Members

ALPAO Develops New Modal Deformable Mirror

08 July 2019
ALPAO extends its range of deformable mirrors with a new modal deformable mirror for industrial applications The leader ALPAO, designer and manufac...

ALPAO Develops New Modal Deformable Mirror

The OSA Foundation Provides Grants to Student Chapters in Support of LGBT STEM Day 2019

05 July 2019
In support of International LGBT STEM Day 2019, celebrated on 5 July, The OSA Foundation (OSAF) has awarded Diversity and Inclusion Grants to six s...

The OSA Foundation Provides Grants to Student Chapters in Support of LGBT STEM Day 2019

High Brightness Mid-Infrared Laser Expands Horizon of Spectroscopic Analytical Technique

02 July 2019
Researchers have used an extremely bright mid-infrared laser to perform an analytical technique known as spectroscopic ellipsometry. The new approa...

High Brightness Mid-Infrared Laser Expands Horizon of Spectroscopic Analytical Technique

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High-sensitivity magnetic field sensor based on a dual-core photonic crystal fiber

Applied Optics, Vol. 58 Issue 21, pp.5800-5806 (2019)
A high-sensitivity magnetic field sensor based on a dual-core photonic crystal fiber has been designed with an extremely short device length of 200...

Robust quantitative single-exposure laser speckle imaging with true flow speckle contrast in the temporal and spatial domains

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 10 Issue 8, pp.4097-4114 (2019)
A systematic and robust laser speckle contrast imaging (LSCI) method and procedure is presented covering the LSCI system calibration, static scatte...

Calculation of high-order harmonic generation in laser-produced lithium plasma

Optics Letters, Vol. 44 Issue 15, pp.3693-3696 (2019)
We report on detailed calculations of high-order harmonic generation (HHG) spectra from Li, Li+, and He using the Lewenstein model. Our ...

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