Editor’s Picks

  1. Capturing An Elusive Spectrum Of Light

    The mid-infrared spectral window, referred to as “molecular fingerprint region,” includes light wavelengths from 2.5 to 20 μm. It is a virtual goldmine for spectroscopy, chemical and biological sensing, materials science, and industry, as it is the range where many organic molecules can be detected.

  2. Closer Look At Atomic Motion In Molecules May Benefit Biotech Researchers

    Every molecule holds a complex landscape of moving atoms – and the ability to single out and examine individual nuclear vibrations may unlock to the secret to predicting and controlling chemical reactions. Now, a new method, developed by researchers in Sweden, enables biotech researchers to do just that.

  3. Cermet Nets $715,000 For Materials Development
    The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) has awarded Cermet Inc. (Atlanta, GA) $715,000 in Small Business Innovation Research...
  4. New England Fiberoptic Council Fiberfest Symposium- APRIL 29, 2002
    New England Fiberoptic Council Fiberfest Symposium-Update On Market Trends & New Technologies
  5. Winners Named For 2014 Prism Awards For Photonics Innovation

    Product innovations include new tools for healthcare, manufacturing, security, 3D display.

  6. Affymetrix 500K Array Used To Identify Memory Gene
    Until now, researchers did not have access to the high-density technology needed to examine the genetic components associated with memory performance. The team at TGen used Affymetrix Human Mapping 500K Arrays to analyze 500,000 DNA markers simultaneously, providing a genetic blueprint for the memory-study participants
  7. Plasmonic Crystal Alters To Match Light-Frequency Source

    Gems are known for the beauty of the light that passes through them. But it is the fixed atomic arrangements of these crystals that determine the light frequencies permitted passage.

  8. Photoluminescent Display Absorbs, Converts Light Into Energy

    By replacing the phosphor screen in a laser phosphor display (LPD) with a luminescent solar concentrator (LSC), one can harvest energy from ambient light as well as display high-resolution images.

  9. OSA Laser Congress Plenary To Highlight Ultrafast Laser Systems And Black Hole Detection

    Sophisticated laser systems are increasingly being used for information gathering and sharing — satisfying many critical needs in sensing, free space optical (FSO) communications and advanced imaging of our galaxy.

  10. Background Suppression For Super-Resolution Light Microscopy

    Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a new fluorescence microscopy method: STEDD (Stimulation Emission Double Depletion) nanoscopy produces images of highest resolution with suppressed background.