OPN gets a project update from Niels Verellen, a physicist at imec who’s designing a chip-scale microscope that could find applications in high-throughput gene sequencing and other areas.
Seeing objects hidden from sight, in real time, could significantly expand humanity’s ability to explore the unknown.
Combining principles of computed tomography with modern machine-learning tools significantly improves OCT’s resolution while extending imaging depth, reducing noise and reconstructing refractive-index maps of biological samples.
A faculty director and professor talks about how astronomy first piqued her interest in science, and the lessons she’s learned throughout her career.
An intermediate-level, clearly written book that covers both the main issues and some advanced topics.
Through a photonic-crystal fiber pumped by a high-intensity Q-switched laser, a supercontinuum light source is generated covering the spectral region of ~350 to ~2000 nm.
Research team believes new endoscope concept could ultimately be used to distinguish healthy and cancerous tissues in real time during surgery.
Swiss experiments reveal robust “anomalous phase” that could be employed in mobile networks.
Experts in quantum science, technology and business development discuss the importance of collaboration, a strong “deal flow,” and the nurturing of entrepreneurship.
Quantum-enabled setup aims to connect and protect three high-tech commercial locations in London.
Mixtures of fluorescent dyes, deposited with an inkjet printer, offer newer, potentially faster approach to molecule-based data storage.
Uncovering a technology mash-up from the earliest days of motion pictures.
From wartime optics to vision correction, early freeform surfaces left rotational symmetry behind in pursuit of additional degrees of freedom.
Scanning electron micrograph of a flat multi-level diffractive lens that is achromatic across the LWIR spectrum and can be used for thermal imaging.
MULTIMEDIA | 22 October 2021
A science-communications thought leader stresses the importance of listening to and understanding your audience.
THE MAGAZINE | March 2021
On 9 July 1962, at the Solid State Device Research Conference in Durham, NH, USA, Robert J. Keyes of MIT Lincoln Laboratory reported observing intense luminescence with a quantum efficiency of ~85 % from GaAs junctions at 77 K.
THE MAGAZINE | October 2020
A professor at Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan, talks about her passion for interdisciplinary research.
Research suggests that uncertainty about their place in STEM disciplines can create a negative feedback loop for students in some underrepresented groups.
An assistant professor at the University of Arizona, USA, talks about what first sparked her interest in science and the value of mentors.
A project instructor at Oregon State University talks about merging industry and academic research and starting her own business.