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2022 Optica election results.

Congratulations to James Kafka, Spectra-Physics/MKS, USA; Julie Sheridan Eng, Coherent Corp, USA; and Ulrike Fuchs, asphericon GmbH, Germany.

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18 October 2022

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Community

Magician of Light

17 November 2022

How a scientist from Tokyo became one of the most prolific hologram artists in the world.

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Donna Strickland
Award

Congratulations,
Donna Strickland – 2023 Optica Honorary Member.

19 October 2022

Donna is recognized for her pioneering research, exemplary leadership and exceptional service.

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Advocacy

Optica supports Ukraine.

Optica strongly condemns the invasion of Ukraine by the Government of the Russian Federation and supports our community in Ukraine.

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Velodyne Lidar and Ouster

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Stealth in quantum illumination with a probabilistic mixed strategy

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 39, 1799 (2022)

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Thermal insulator film with transparency to visible light using metallic nano-spheres

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Enhancement of three-dimensional image visualization under photon-starved conditions

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Trumpf Results: Record Year, Cloudy Horizon

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Si-substrate vertical-structure InGaN/GaN micro-LED-based photodetector for beyond 10  Gbps visible light communication

Photon. Res. 10, 2394 (2022)

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OPN | New Issue

November 2022

A new issue of Optics & Photonics News is available.

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Luminate

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Orbital dynamics at atmospheric pressure in a lensed dual-beam optical trap

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 39, 1468 (2022)

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Fast testing of partial camera lenses based on a liquid crystal spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 61, 6420 (2022)

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Surface plasmon resonance gas sensor with a nanoporous gold film

Opt. Lett. 47, 4155 (2022)

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UK Research Funding: Time for “Plan B”?

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Hannah Greenwood

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Combining fluorescence lifetime with spectral information in fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscopy (FLIO)

Biomed. Opt. Express 13, 5483 (2022)

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Single-/fused-band dual-mode mid-infrared imaging with colloidal quantum-dot triple-junctions

Photon. Res. 10, 1987 (2022)

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Krishnarao Appasani and Raghu Kiran Appasani (Eds.)

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Atmospheric Lidar Fundamentals

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