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Cultural Artifacts in Terahertz Light

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Supermoon
Supermoon
An image of the Supermoon as created by a concave grating. First two orders, positive and negative, can easily be seen.

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IBM Reveals a Novel Energy-saving Optical Receiver with a new Record of Rapid Power-on/off Time

22 February 2018
With the increasing popularization of datacenters and other bandwidth hungry interconnect applications, today’s bandwidth growth of short-distance ...

IBM Reveals a Novel Energy-saving Optical Receiver with a new Record of Rapid Power-on/off Time

Noninvasive Optical Sensors Provide Real-Time Brain Monitoring After Stroke

21 February 2018
Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke, and almost 90 percent of those are ischemic strokes in which a clot cuts off bloo...

Noninvasive Optical Sensors Provide Real-Time Brain Monitoring After Stroke

The Optical Society Congratulates the 2018 OSA Members Elected to U.S. National Academy of Engineering

20 February 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) congratulates four members elected to the 2018 class of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). NAE membership hono...

The Optical Society Congratulates the 2018 OSA Members Elected to  U.S. National Academy of Engineering

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Acousto-optic tunable spectral filtration of stereoscopic images

Optics Letters, Vol. 43 Issue 5, pp.1087-1090 (2018)
We propose a new technique for three-dimensional (3-D) imaging in arbitrary spectral intervals. It is based on a simultaneous diffraction of two di...

Investigation of ultrasonic action effects in quantum heterolasers

Applied Optics, Vol. 57 Issue 10, pp.C93-C97 (2018)
The influence of alternating strains on the spectral characteristics of the radiation of quantum-dimensional heterolasers is studied experimentally...

Correlation between perception of color, shadows, and surface textures and the realism of a scene in virtual reality

JOSA A, Vol. 35 Issue 4, pp.B130-B135 (2018)
Head-mounted displays allow us to go through immersive experiences in virtual reality and are expected to be present in more and more applications ...

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