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CLEO 2018 Concludes with Breakthroughs in Research and Applied Innovations

18 May 2018
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA — The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that CLEO 2018 (CLEO) has concluded with nearly 4,400 attendees, a growing exhibit...

CLEO 2018 Concludes with Breakthroughs in Research and Applied Innovations

Innovative Light-Delivery Technique Improves Biosensors

17 May 2018
There is a continuing need for practical chip-based sensors that can be used at the point of care to detect cancer and other diseases. An innovativ...

Innovative Light-Delivery Technique Improves Biosensors

Researchers Use LiDAR to Locate Invasive Fish and Preserve a National Treasure

15 May 2018
For decades the National Park Service has been locked in a battle against the lake trout, an invasive fish with a voracious appetite that has overt...

Researchers Use LiDAR to Locate Invasive Fish and Preserve a National Treasure

The Optical Society Presents 2018 Advocate of Optics Recognition to Carol Monaghan

11 May 2018
The Optical Society (OSA) will award UK Member of Parliament Carol Monaghan its 2018 Advocate of Optics recognition 21 May during the SU2P 9th Ann...

The Optical Society Presents 2018 Advocate of Optics Recognition to Carol Monaghan

How to Use Limited Bandwidth More Efficiently? Think Like a Cave-Dwelling Fish

09 May 2018
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a light-based device that mimics a fish’s incredible jamming avoidance response (JAR) by moving t...

How to Use Limited Bandwidth More Efficiently? Think Like a Cave-Dwelling Fish

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Evolution properties of hypergeometric-Gaussian type-II beams in strongly nonlocal nonlinear media

JOSA B, Vol. 35 Issue 6, pp.1362-1367 (2018)
We theoretically and numerically study the evolution properties of a hypergeometric-Gaussian type-II (HyGG-II) beam in strongly nonlocal nonlinear ...

Luminescence and energy transfer characteristics in silica optical fiber materials with cerium and terbium co-doping

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 8 Issue 6, pp.1593-1602 (2018)
A cerium (Ce) and terbium (Tb) co-doped silica optical fiber (CTDF) is fabricated by the powder-in-tube technique. Its luminescence and energy tran...

Experiment on the temporal evolution characteristics of a CCD multilayer structure irradiated by a 1.06  μm continuous laser

Applied Optics, Vol. 57 Issue 16, pp.4415-4420 (2018)
In this study, an experiment of a CCD detector irradiated by a 1.06 μm continuous laser is established. Factors including the microle...

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