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20 September 2021
A portrait gallery providing an extraordinary look at who we are and the innovation that emerges from our diversity.
A century-old society adopts a new name and brand—and looks ahead to the next 100 years.
Opt. Lett. 47, 2 (2022)
Researchers have developed a lightweight and simple adaptive liquid lens that can converge light using an electrically responsive fluid.
Opt. Mater. Express 12, 13 (2021)
Although the Journal has a new name, its mission of publishing high-quality results from diverse research groups worldwide remains the same.
Optica, 9 63 (2022)
Biomed. Opt. Express 13, 633 (2022)
Researchers have developed an optical biopsy system that can distinguish between cancerous & healthy liver tissue.
Hear Keri Gilder, CEO, Colt Technology Systems speak at the Executive Forum Keynote Session
07 March 2022
San Diego, California, USA
Appl. Opt. 60, 10087 (2021)
White sand from Chapoquoit Beach (Falmouth, MA, USA) in transmitted light under polychromatic polarization microscope
Michael Shribak, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Chicago, IL, USA
LED holiday lights at the National Zoo, shot with continuous change in zoom lens focal length.
Michael D. Duncan, Optica, USA
15 - 20 May 2022
San Jose, California, USA
Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science
16 - 20 October 2022
Rochester, New York, USA
A vivid snow summit with a blizzard in dark night sky?
hijun Xu, College of Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang, China
Optica, 8, 1596 (2021)
Researchers have developed pixel-scale metasurface lenses to enhance signal levels without sacrificing image quality or resolution.
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Optica Publishing Group is pleased to announce the new Editors-in-Chief of OMEx, JOSA A & BOEx: Andrea Alù, Olga Korotkova, & Ruikang Wang
Opt. Lett. 46, 6019 (2021)
An optical engineer talks about what makes a good leader and shares their dream career.
Opt. Lett., 46, 2055 (2021)
Researchers have developed the first detachable head-mounted photoacoustic microscope for imaging brain activity in freely moving mice.
An orbital angular momentum (OAM) beam with charge L=2, reconstructed using the extended Gerchberg Saxton phase retrieval technique.
Matthew N. Jacobs, The University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA
Hear John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara, speak at the OFC Plenary Session.
Talk: Exploration Technologies: Communicating with Spacecraft, Landers, Rovers and Human Missions
06 - 10 March 2022
San Diego, California, USA
Optica, 8, 1501 (2021)
Researchers have developed a way to create freeform optical components that can enable faster prototyping of customized optical components.
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This special issue of Optics & Photonics News highlights exciting peer-reviewed optics research that has emerged over the past year.
Illustration by Michael Osadciw, University of Rochester
Image: Heqing Huang and Cheng-Chia Tsai/Columbia Engineering
Image: Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, Jena, Germany
Fluorescent tubes go through one on-off-on cycle every 1/120 second.
Dan Deptuck, CMC Microsystems, Ontario, Canada
Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, shares career advice, what excites her about our industry and discusses her hobbies and passions.
What to Expect for the Optics and Photonics Market in 2022
09 December 2021
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Jun Ye, JILA University of Colorado Boulder, USA, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Herbert Walther Award.
Meint Smit, Eindhoven Univ of Technology, Netherlands, has been named the 2022 John Tyndall Award recipient.
Congratulations to the 106 members from 24 countries elected to the Society’s 2022 Fellow Class.
Joseph H. Eberly, University of Rochester, USA, has been named an Honorary Member.
Looking south for the “green flash” at sunset entering Nantucket Harbor, Mass., USA.
Jerome Vigil, OSA, APS, USA,
5G and the Promise of Industry 4.0
Foundational technology required for the autonomous world.
Applications are open until 15 January 2022
B. Droguet / University of Cambridge
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, 3360 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, 3646 (2021)
Applications for the Optica 2022 Senior Member Class are open. Nominate a colleague today!
A 200-micron oil drop submerged in water and deformed to a triangle with optical tweezers.
Mark Douvidzon, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
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Infinera's Optical Innovation Team, USA, has received the 2021 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award.
Opt. Express 29, 38109 (2021)
This recognition is given annually to commend the top reviewers for their outstanding peer review efforts over the past year.
Opt. Lett. 46, 5181 (2021)
Stephen R. Wilk
Through a photonic-crystal fiber pumped by a high-intensity Q-switched laser, we generated a supercontinuum light source...
Martínez-Navarro, Vázquez-López, Camarillo-Avilés, Instituto de Investigación en Comunicación Óptica, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico
“A lot of us see the successful stories … but haven’t really understood that it’s not a straight path,” says 2020 Fellow Lynford Goddard.
An overview of selected early-stage photonics businesses whose story singles them out as exciting, innovative and worthy of note.
Opt. Express 29, 21300 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, 2517 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3023 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3056 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, G64 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 23701 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 5767 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 39859 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 6055 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 47, 90 (2022)
Opt. Lett. 46, 6019 (2021)
Photon. Res. 9, 2369 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 5990 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 35054 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 5100 (2021)
Photon. Res. 9, 2196 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, F38 (2021)
Photon. Res. 9, 2077 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3717 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 9553 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3656 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, F71 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, B46 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 4212 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 6828 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 480 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 38(9) 1320 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 31078 (2021)
Striped pattern reflected in surface of milk with a few wild berries.
Anatoliy A. Kosterev, Yokogawa Corporation of America
Appl. Opt. 60(24) 7304 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60(18) 5405 (2021)
Optica 8, 1186 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3245 (2021)
Optica 8, 1050 (2021)
Appl. Opt. 60, 8022 (2021)
Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3646 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 38, 1248 (2021)
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, 3048 (2021)
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Opt. Mater. Express 11, 3363 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 4904 (2021)
Opt. Lett. 46, 4506 (2021)
Opt. Express 29, 30272 (2021)