Optical coherence tomography is poised for further growth thanks to a new wave of progress in applications with commercial potential. Here’s a cross-sectional survey of OCT advances making their way from concept to market.
The path from a promising proof-of-concept to a successful product in the hands of physicians is not an easy one. But the effort is worth it.
From the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, government funding and interdisciplinary innovation combined to launch optical coherence tomography—a milestone in biomedical optics.
Emerging leaders in the field share career advice and technical knowledge with students and young professionals.
OSA Executive Editor Alison Taylor and OSA Fellow Joseph Izatt offer a perspective on the world’s largest illegal purveyor of scientific papers—and its potential to damage science.
In the view of one expert on the British photonics scene, the near-term impacts could be limited, and “keep calm and carry on” could be the best mantra in the referendum’s wake.
Thorlabs founder and chief executive Alex Cable describes some specific strategic choices—and adaptations—that have kept the company close to customer needs across more than two and a half decades.
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