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Printing Technique developed to print hidden images.

Printing three types of QR codes, each 72 by 72 pixels, new technique developed by research team uses silver and carbon ink to print images consisting of rods that are about millimeter long and couple of hundred microns wide. Visually telling difference between different conductivities, technique allows printing of different shapes that form type of metamaterial – synthetic materials.

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Optical Mapping 3D display uses OLED screen and 4 subpanels.

Researchers W. Cui and Liang Gao from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report in Optical Society (OSA) journal Optics Letters work done on their new optical mapping 3D display. Product measures only 1 x 2 in. in order to facilitate viewing comfort and reduce eye fatigue issues that is presently plaguing the AR and VR device market. Research is also progressing towards reducing the...

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Anti Reflection Film retains screen brightness and sharpness, even in bright sunlight

Researchers from College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida (CREOL), report on their new antireflection coating in Optica, The Optical Society's journal for high impact research. Exhibiting a surface reflection of just .23 percent, as compared to iPhone’s 4.4, antireflection film contains tiny uniform dimples, each about 100 nm in diameter, which when viewed in sunlight,...

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BLI reports on cancer radiation therapy.

Researchers at Beckman Laser Institute (BLI) and Medical Clinic, and Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, are testing new imaging device developed by Modulated Imaging Inc. to monitor, quantify, and predict skin toxicity levels for cancer patients who underwent radiation therapy. Anaïs Leproux, lead author of the paper, will report on developments at OSA Biophotonics...

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XFEL Optical Laser can perform projected atomic-scale measurements.

Satisfying the need for experimental optical pump probe laser, XFEL Optical Laser is synchronized with XFEL pulses. Providing configurability through various optical techniques, unit converts one particle of light into two and two particles into one particle. Enhanced with UV to THz spectral range and THz generation schemes, the laser is tunable in two wavelengths and pulse durations...

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Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Printing Technique developed to print hidden images.

Printing three types of QR codes, each 72 by 72 pixels, new technique developed by research team uses silver and carbon ink to print images consisting of rods that are about millimeter long and couple of hundred microns wide. Visually telling difference between different conductivities, technique allows printing of different shapes that form type of metamaterial – synthetic materials.

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Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors announces newest class of OSA fellows.

Congratulating 2017 OSA fellows, The Optical Society Board of Directors are pleased to announce 96 OSA members representing 19 countries. Honoring new fellows at OSA conference and meering throughout 2017, fellows are selected based on scientific, engineering and technological contributions and are leaders in optics and photonics. Fellows of Optical Society are members who served in advancement...

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The Optical Society concludes five days of technical session on Laser Congress.

Featuring leading laser manufacturers and forum on trends in laser applications, The Optical Society expanded comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical sessions, cutting-edge exhibition and industry-focused “Executive Forum” program. Discovering technique for generating phase-stable pulses only 13 femtoseconds long span mid-IR wavelengths from 2.5 to 9 microns, congress conducted sessions on...

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Optics Express updates research on invisible watermark technology.
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Optics Express updates research on invisible watermark technology.

Helping encode optical watermark in one step, Optical Society's journal Optics Express highlights single-shot ptychography encoding (SPE) technique, which creates invisible optical watermarks to protect images, videos and books from counterfeit distribution. Less prone to error and boasting of simple optical setup, researchers are now working to apply SPE to dynamic watermarking, which...

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Optical Clock Technology Optica, Researchers
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Optical Clock Technology Optica, Researchers

Operating under microgravity experienced on a satellite, optical clock was successfully tested in space by researchers at Optica. Presenting their finding in ‘The Optical Society's’ journal researchers demonstrate that optical clock technology, which uses compact, robust and automated frequency comb laser system  is ready for implementation in space thereby helping GPS-based navigation...

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Optical Society's Centennial FiO Meeting gathered 2,300 attendees.

Co-located with Laser Science event, Optical Society's annual Frontiers in Optics (FiO) meeting gathers optical science community to discuss advances in optics and photonics. This year's event, held October 17–20, 2016, attracted 2,300 attendees. In addition to research, centennial programming included overview on hot topics by technical division chairs,7 special symposia on specific...

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