Optics and Photonics News
ISSN / EISSN : 1047-6938 / 1541-3721
Published by: The Optical Society (10.1364)
Total articles ≅ 2,717
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Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 32-39; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.9.000032
Labs on five continents are upgrading their storage-ring synchrotrons and free-electron lasers to make their X-ray beams brighter and more adaptable to scientific and medical applications.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 24-31; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.9.000024
Light-based approaches for steering CRISPR–Cas9, the powerful Nobel Prize-winning genome-editing toolkit, promise to boost the technique’s precision and specificity—and might help bring it into clinical use.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 10-17; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.9.000010
Diffractive optical elements / Deep brain imaging / Greenhouse gas detection / Cold-atom source / Liquid-crystal metalens / “Super laser” for taming lightning / Global transceiver market / Quantum cooling at LIGO
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 40-47; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.9.000040
Researchers are drawing on optics and photonics to improve the current “gold-standard” approach to coronavirus diagnostics—and to develop promising alternatives.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 10-17; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.6.000010
COVID-19 drug screening / Single-photon lidar / Laser cooling antihydrogen / Imaging pearl’s structure / Visualizing wing sounds / An “agricomb” / Post-Brexit R&D / Far-field holographic endoscopes / Efficient organic solar cells
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 34-41; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.6.000034
Light carrying orbital angular momentum could eventually boost the capacity and performance of the optical communication system.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 42-51; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.6.000042
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Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 26-33; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.6.000026
From earthquakes to smart cities, fiber can monitor systems in unprecedented detail.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 36-43; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.5.000036
Forget passwords—identity verification can now be accomplished with the touch of a finger or in the blink of an eye as the biometrics field expands to encompass new techniques and application areas.
Optics and Photonics News, Volume 32, pp 26-35; https://doi.org/10.1364/opn.32.5.000026
Some worry that the growth of space technology—which originally sprang from humanity’s fascination with the stars-now threatens access to the clear skies vital for research with a new generation of Earth-based telescopes.