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    Optimize design and manufacture of high-laser-damage-threshold ultrafast coatings

    June 4, 2024
    How can you strike the right balance between laser damage resistance and group delay dispersion requirements?
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    Let's move the needle

    June 3, 2024
    Strategic alliance helps address the growing long-term need for a stable of trained talent across the optics and photonics space.
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    Laser Processing

    How AI reduces laser joining costs

    May 15, 2024
    Machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI) have been introduced to decision making in quality control in a major automotive production facility.
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    Executive Forum

    Nuburu: Building the blue light specialty

    May 13, 2024
    Brian Knaley, the newly appointed CEO and incumbent CFO of blue laser technology company Nuburu, shares the mix of experiences and learnings that brought him—and the company—success...
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    Test & Measurement

    Spectroscopy system manipulates polaritons, unveils quantum electrodynamics

    May 13, 2024
    An international team of researchers electrically control polaritonic states within plasmonic cavity systems via a new spectroscopy system—even at room temperature—and discover...

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    Optical nonlinearity advances lay foundation for visual computing

    May 9, 2024
    Researchers are making strides toward all-optical computing and making access to it, as well as to high-resolution imaging and sensing, easier and more widespread.
    (Image credit: Ryoichi Horisaki/The University of Tokyo)
    Detectors & Imaging

    Full-color 3D layered holographic images via iPhone?

    May 8, 2024
    Researchers in Japan devise a three-dimensional (3D) full-color display method that relies on an iPhone, rather than a laser, to create holographic images—and it may prove useful...
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    Bio&Life Sciences

    PRM-SRS microscopy platform distinguishes specific lipid types

    May 7, 2024
    A Raman microscopy-based imaging approach could crack the long-elusive code of lipids, their subtypes, and the key roles they play in human health, aging, and disease.
    (Courtesy of Albrecht Stroh, University Medical Center Mainz and Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research)
    Bio&Life Sciences

    Three-photon microscopy comes of age

    May 3, 2024
    How does three-photon microscopy stack up against two-photon microscopy?
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    Hyperbolic mirrors enhance petawatt laser focus

    May 2, 2024
    Researchers discover single-wavelength focal spots can be achieved by combining a rotational hyperbolic mirror with a parabolic mirror for current femtosecond petawatt-class lasers...
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    Test & Measurement

    Broadband UV dual-comb spectrometer measures pollutants in real time

    April 29, 2024
    A new type of spectrometer is designed for broad spectral coverage, short acquisition times, and high spectral resolution—and it captures electronic, vibrational, and rotational...
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    Metafluids with programmable optical properties?

    April 26, 2024
    A metafluid with tunable optical properties, compressibility, viscosity, and the ability to transition between a Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid? Yes, really.