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Injection mold optical system provides operational control

Feb. 28, 2024
In plastic product production, a new automated method can optically monitor the presence of plastic parts that haven’t been pushed out of the injection mold.

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Polaritonic nanocavities redefine limits of light confinement

Feb. 26, 2024
A team of researchers in Israel and Spain create a new type of light confinement—and open the door to new quantum electrodynamics experiments.
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What happens if you etch tellurite glass with a femtosecond laser?

Feb. 22, 2024
Serendipity in the form of an active photoconductive material—a semiconductor phase embedded within glass—that generates a current reliably for months when exposed ultraviolet...
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NEW PODCAST! Interview with Alexis Vogt, optics professor

Feb. 20, 2024
Our debut episode of Following the Photons: A Photonics Podcast features Alexis Vogt, Endowed Chair and Professor of Optics at Monroe Community College.

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