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Rise of the Robots

Edwin Cartlidge

As robots enter our world, they must become aware of their surroundings. Optics and photonics will play a key role. Continue Reading


 

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FEM simulation (COMSOL) of higher modes confined in a two-photon patterned Ormocer waveguide on top of a Cytop substrate immersed in water. Waveguide geometry was measured with an atomic force microscope.

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