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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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Developing of a chrome photo mask.

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Tiny Lensless Endoscope Captures 3D Images of Objects Smaller than a Cell

15 August 2019
Researchers presenting at FiO + LS have developed a new self-calibrating endoscope that produces 3D images of objects smaller than a single cell.

Visionary Speakers Announced for 2019 FiO + LS Conference

13 August 2019
A select group of industry and research experts in the fields of optics and photonics has been designated Visionary Speakers for the OSA Frontiers...

Synopsys Announces 2019 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

12 August 2019
Synopsys, Inc. announced that students from Columbia University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and the University of Rochester received...

Dawn of the Quantum Internet, Secure Quantum Cryptography, and Harnessing Entanglement

08 August 2019
Quantum technology will be the focus of wide-ranging discussions during the 2019 OSA Frontiers in Optics and APS/DLS Laser Science (FiO + LS...

Non-Invasive Imaging Method Spots Cancer at the Molecular Level

06 August 2019
Researchers for the first time have combined a powerful microscopy technique with automated image analysis algorithms to distinguish between...

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Performance evaluation of an implantable sensor for deep brain imaging: an analytical investigation

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 9 Issue 9, pp.3729-3737 (2019)
Imaging neural activities at the cellular level in the deep brain is essential to understand the structure and functions of nervous systems. Recent...

Polarization influence and its mitigation on laser frequency noise measurement by a short-delayed self-homodyne interference method

Applied Optics, Vol. 58 Issue 24, pp.6693-6699 (2019)
This paper investigated how a polarization state influences frequency noise measurement accuracy of the short-delayed self-homodyne interference me...

High-resolution interference microscopy of binary phase diffractive optical elements

OSA Continuum, Vol. 2 Issue 9, pp.2496-2510 (2019)
In this work, we apply the high-resolution interference microscopy technique to investigate the intensity and phase of light transmitted through a ...