Feature Articles


Rotating Line Optical Tweezers Enables Controlled Intracellular Rotation of Microscopic Objects.

by Raktim Dasgupta, Samarendra Kumar Mohanty and Pradeep Kumar Gupta

Photon-Based Microscopy With 20-nm Spatial Resolution.

by Weilun Chao, Erik Anderson, Gregory Denbeaux, Bruce Harteneck, J. Alexander Liddle, Angelic Pearson, Deirdre Olynick, Farhad Salmassi, Cheng Yu Song and David Attwood
Nano Optics

Modal Properties of Semiconductor Nanowire Lasers.

by A. V. Maslov and C. Z. Ning
Near-Field Optics

Coherence Properties of Optical Near Fields.

by A. Apostol and A. Dogariu
Nonlinear Optics

Self-Reflection and Routing of Multicolor Solitons.

by Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, George Stegeman, Silvia Carrasco, Lluis Torner and Mordechai Katz
Optical Engineering

Optically Active Organic Nanoaggregates.

by Frank Balzer and Horst-Günter Rubahn
Phase Control

Ring Light Beam Deflector

by Hideaki Okayama
Photonic Structures

Fractal Zone Plates Produce Axial Irradiance With Fractal Profile

by Walter D. Furlan, Genaro Saavedra and Juan A. Monsoriu

Spatial Fourier-Transform Polarimetry By Use of Space-Variant Subwavelength Gratings

by Erez Hasman, Gabriel Biener, Vladimir Kleiner and Avi Niv
Quantum Information

Micro-Optics Advances Quantum Computing and Integrated Atom Optics.

by Rainer Dumke, Tobias Müther, Michael Volk, Wolfgang Ertmer and Gerhard Birkl
Spatial Patterns in Nonlinear Optics

Pattern Formation in Optical Cavities With Incoherent Light.

by Tal Carmon, Hrvoje Buljan, Marin Soljacˇi´c and Mordechai Segev
Terahertz Optics

Terahertz Pulse Shaping in Time Domain Via Optical Rectification in Poled Lithium Niobate Crystals.

by Yun-Shik Lee, Naaman Amer and Walter C. Hurlbut
Ultrafast Technology

Measuring and Understanding the Most Complex Ultrashort Pulse Ever Generated.

by Rick Trebino, John Dudley and Xun Gu

Departments and Columns

OSA Today
Who’s Who on OSA’s Board of Directors

OPN talks to Rod Alfernesses.

OSA Today
OFC 2004 Targets Service Providers with Focused Summit

The Service Provider Summit (SPS), a unique, day-long meeting aimed at telecom service provider and carrier industry professionals, will be held during the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2004. Ninety-six percent of those surveyed rated the first Service Provider Summit, held at OFC 2003, as “good,” “very good” or “excellent.” Nearly all those surveyed said it should be a feature event in 2004.


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