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Optical Design & Engineering, September 19, 2014
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Imaging astronomical sources at high resolution with novel aperture synthesis devices
Optical Design & Engineering, September 09, 2014
New up-conversion interferometers use sum-frequency generation processes and allow efficient analyses at IR and visible wavelengths.
A nonimaging boost for luminescent solar concentration
Optical Design & Engineering, September 05, 2014
Engineering directional light emission with a simple photonic structure enables high secondary geometric gain.
Liquid crystal devices tailored for specific imaging applications
Optical Design & Engineering, September 05, 2014
Harnessing the strong electro-optic properties of liquid crystals permits high-resolution, extended depth of focus, and multi-parameter imaging.
High-energy mid-IR laser for defense against heat-seeking missiles
Optical Design & Engineering, August 27, 2014
Nonlinear conversion of 2?m nanosecond pulses from a high-energy holmium laser enables future IR weapon countermeasures.
Displaying a full high-definition, high-quality 3D image without glasses
Optical Design & Engineering, August 04, 2014
A hybrid spatial-sequential technique and free-form surface backlight unit enable an autostereoscopic display that combines full resolution, low crosstalk, and wide viewing angle.
Measuring the sun''s coronal green line from Earth
Optical Design & Engineering, July 24, 2014
Combining a robust, classically designed coronagraph with liquid-crystal-based focal plane instrumentation enables effective Earth-based observations of the sun''s corona.
Sulfur copolymers for IR optics
Optical Design & Engineering, July 17, 2014
A novel polymer made from sulfur is easily molded and has superior transmission properties in the IR from 600nm up to 6?m with a 1?m stop band.
Monitoring machining temperature using optical fibers
Optical Design & Engineering, July 03, 2014
An IR fiber-optic pyrometer measures temperatures above 250?C close to rotating components where other sensing techniques are unsuitable.
Creating bi-functional metasurfaces
Optical Design & Engineering, July 02, 2014
Transformation optics and geometrical optics theories are used to design novel anisotropic devices.
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