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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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Earth from the Moon

Image of Earth taken by the far-UV camera/spectrograph left on the moon by the crew of Apollo 16.

—Published in OPN, June 2006


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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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Adaptive cavity-enhanced dual-comb spectroscopy

Photonics Research, Vol. 7 Issue 8, pp.883-889 (2019)
Resolution and bandwidth are critical for cavity-enhanced dual-comb spectroscopy (CE-DCS). Here, we pioneer an adaptive approach in CE-DCS to impro...

Generating bona fide twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams

Optics Letters, Vol. 44 Issue 15, pp.3709-3712 (2019)
We experimentally realize bona fide twisted Gaussian Schell-model (TGSM) beams by converting an anisotropic GSM beam into a TGSM beam with a set of...

Single-pixel imaging of the retina through scattering media

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 10 Issue 8, pp.4159-4167 (2019)
Imaging the retina of cataractous patients is useful to detect pathologies before the cataract surgery is performed. However, for conventional opht...

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