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2011-08-15 22:37:36

Optical fiber communication is the backbone for the telecommunications infrastructure that supports the Internet.

2011-07-06 00:04:45

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been changing the way we see the world since the 1960s.

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2011-04-20 09:13:50

Optical cloaking approach described in Optics Express shows potential for myriad futuristic applications.

2010-12-09 13:07:19

Versatile electronic gadgets should employ a number of important criteria: small in size, quick in operation, inexpensive to fabricate, and deliver high precision output.

2010-12-07 14:17:11

Recent progress in chalcogenide glass photonics has been driven by scientific and technological challenges in a variety of areas.

2010-09-14 12:32:22

Developing renewable energy sources has never been more important, and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies show great potential in this field.

2010-07-07 16:59:41

Advanced imaging technologies that promise to improve the development of effective drugs to treat lung cancer are the focus of the current special issue of Optics Express (http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe), an open-access journal published by the Optical Society (OSA).

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2010-06-10 08:46:48

In an advance that sounds almost Zen, researchers have demonstrated a new type of pulsed laser that excels at not producing light.

2010-03-16 13:47:40

Researchers at the University of Rochester's Institute of Optics have discovered a way to make liquid flow vertically upward along a silicon surface, overcoming the pull of gravity, without pumps or other mechanical devices.

2009-11-13 13:10:18

Scientists and curiosity seekers who want to know what a partially or completely cloaked object would look like in real life can now get their wish -- virtually.


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