News

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

[Image] Setsuko Ishii

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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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Steadier Satellites, Courtesy of Quantum Tech

Stewart Wills

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Credit: Kevin J. Mitchell, University of Glasgow, Scotland,

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Ferris Wheel Light Show

A Ferris wheel in Glasgow, Scotlan

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Credit: Optica Fellow Joseph Shaw, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA,

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City Lights

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“Personal Thermal Management” via Nanophot...

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High-Performance Organic Photodetectors

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Optical Spatial Solitons in Photorefractiv...

Aavishkar Katti and R.A. Yadav

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Report: Rapid Growth Ahead for Silicon Pho...

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Credit: Amal Mirando, University of Dayton, OH, USA,

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Incandescent Spectrum

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OPN | New Issue

September 2022

A new issue of Optics & Photonics News is available.

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Lumentum Snaps Up IPG Photonics Telecom Bu...

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Credit: Mantas Zurauskas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill., USA,

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Fluorescent Nanodiamonds

Fluorescent nanodiamonds provide a

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Wearable/Personal Monitoring Devices Prese...

Gaetano D. Gargiulo and Ganesh R. Naik (Eds.)

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Senior Member Insights: Fei Ding

Hannah Greenwood

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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Toward Faster, More Useful Data on X-Ray P...

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Credit: Robert Schlack, Optica Senior Member (Emeritus) ,

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Halo Sunset with Sun Dogs

Sunset with 22-degree halo and sun

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Bangshan Sun

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Fast Creation of Custom-Tailored Waveguides

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Credit: Klaus Biedermann and Göran Manneberg, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden,

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Three-Wavelength Laser

A three-wavelength laser on an opt

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Trumpf, Cellforce Enter Battery Partnership

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Zengguang Cheng

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Pavlov’s Dog Meets Machine Learning

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Optical Properties of Solar Absorber Mater...

Liang-Yao Chen (Ed.)

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Principles of Photonic Integrated Circuits

Richard Osgood Jr. and Xiang Meng

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Credit: Samuel F. Pellicori, Optica Senior Member, Santa Barbara, CA, USA,

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"Moons"

Details of Ge/ZnS coating defects,

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ASML

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ASML Books Strong Q2 Gains and Record Orders

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How to Fight Scattering with Scattering

Edwin Cartlidge

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Credit: Rick Hutton, InLight Gobos, Dallas, TX, USA,

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Dichroic Wall Art

A light art sculpture using dichroic color filters, linear variable filters and a single light source with a gobo to project a sheet

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