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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 5578

Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 5578
Date Published: 9 December 2004
Softcover: 88 papers (880) pages
ISBN: 9780819455277

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The Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat)
Author(s): Brad Wallace; Frank Lauchie Pinkney; Robert Scott; Donald Bedard; Jim Rody; Martin P. Levesque; Sylvie Buteau; Tom Racey; Doug Burrell; Aaron Spaans; Alan Hildebrand
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Experimental results of parallel multiframe blind deconvolution using wavelength diversity
Author(s): Harry R. Ingleby; Donald R. McGaughey
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FDM adaptive optics technology development
Author(s): Simon Thibault; Michel Doucet; Myriam Rioux
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Holographic gratings for astronomy: atmospheric lines suppression and tunable filter
Author(s): Sebastien Blais-Ouellette
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Development of a Canadian large optical telescope
Author(s): Scott C. Roberts
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Advanced fiber coupling technologies for space and astronomical applications
Author(s): Simon Thibault; Jean Lacoursière
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Optimizing dielectric mirrors for scanning Fabry Perot interferometers with constant spectral resolution
Author(s): Clinton E. Evans
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Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection
Author(s): Gregory M. Harry; Helena Armandula; Eric Black; David R. M. Crooks; Gianpietro Cagnoli; Martin M. Fejer; James Hough; Steven D. Penn; Sheila Rowan; Roger K. Route; Peter Sneddon
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Kilometer scale primary collector telescopy
Author(s): Thomas D. Ditto; Jeffrey Foster Friedman; Jeffrey T. Baker
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MOEMS-based cardiac enzymes detector for acute myocardial infarction
Author(s): Jeetender Amritsar; Ion G. Stiharu; Muthukumaran Packirisamy; Ganesharam Balagopal; Xing Li
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Bovine serum albumin adsorption on functionalized porous silicon surfaces
Author(s): Li-Lin Tay; Nelson L. Rowell; David J. Lockwood; Rabah Boukherroub
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Immobilized DNA biosensor based on evanescent wave long-period fiber gratings
Author(s): Jian Yang; Chang-Qing Xu; Razvan Nutiu; Yingfu Li
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Optical delivery and monitoring of photodynamic therapy of prostate cancer
Author(s): Robert A. Weersink; Arjun Bogaards; Mark Gertner; Sean Davidson; Kai Zhang; George Netchev; David J. Giewercer; John Trachtenberg; Brian C. Wilson
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Nicotinamide augments the survival and incidence of apoptosis in glioma cells following photodynamic therapy in vitro
Author(s): Stuart K. Bisland; Nayan Modi; Brian C. Wilson
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Use of EPO as an adjuvant in PDT of brain tumors to reduce damage to normal brain
Author(s): Cesar A. Rendon; Lothar Lilge
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MACROscopic imaging of tumor xenografts using fluorescence, phase contrast, and transmitted light
Author(s): Paul Constantinou; Trudey Nicklee; David W. Hedley; Brian C. Wilson; Savvas Damaskinos
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Simultaneous OCT/confocal-OCT/ICG system for imaging the eye
Author(s): Adrian Gh. Podoleanu; Richard B. Rosen; George Dobre; John A. Rogers; Patricia Garcia; Justin Pedro; Shane Dunne; David A. Jackson; Rishard Weitz
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Three-dimensional microscopy using a diffraction grating primary objective
Author(s): Thomas D. Ditto
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Research of line-focus optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Tiegen Liu; Xia Jin; Fan Zhang; Gang Li; Kaijie Wu; Lina Liu
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Optimization of illumination for a diffuse-spectroscopy-based early melanoma diagnostic imager
Author(s): Andrew H. Rawicz; Ivan Melnyk; Bradley Oldham
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Optical spectroscopic assessment of free flap circulatory impairment
Author(s): Michael G. Sowa; Jeri R. Payette; Elicia Kohlenberg; Lorenzo Leonardi; Arone Pabbies; Paul Kerr
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Examination of yeast cell parameters using light diffusion
Author(s): Patricia S. Schneider; Alex Flamholz; Peter K. Wong; David H. Lieberman; Tak D. Cheung; Harriet Itoka; Troy Minott; Janie Quizhpi; Jacquelin Rodriguez
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Applications of multichannel imaging spectrometer
Author(s): Olga Pawluczyk; Romuald Pawluczyk
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Investigation of ultrashort pulse laser ablation of the cornea and hydrogels for eye microsurgery
Author(s): Guillaume Girard; Sheng Zhou; Nicolas Bigaouette; Isabelle Brunette; Mohamed Chaker; Lucie Germain; Pierre-Luc Lavertu; Francois Martin; Gilles Olivie; Tsuneyuki Ozaki; Mireille Parent; Francois Vidal; Jean-Claude Kieffer
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Phase modulators for refractive corrections of human eyes
Author(s): Rejean Munger; Linda E. Marchese; Lijan Hou
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Some physical aspects of interaction between a short destructive laser pulse and nonhomogeneous biotissue-like skin
Author(s): Ludmila V. Chernyshova
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Manipulation of optical properties of human skin by light scattering nanoparticles of titanium dioxide
Author(s): Alexey P. Popov; Alexander V. Priezzhev; Jurgen Lademann; Risto Myllyla
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Instrument for noninvasive photonic assessments of biological materials
Author(s): Michael Fancy; Rejean Munger; Atef Fahim
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Polarization-sensitive speckle-correlometry as applied to monitoring of thermal modification processes in collagenous tissues
Author(s): Liana V. Kuznetsova; Anna A. Rodionova; Dmitry A. Zimnyakov
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A surface micromachined amorphous GexSi1-xOy bolometer for thermal imaging applications
Author(s): A. H. Z. Ahmed; R. N. Tait; Tania B. Oogarah; H. C. Liu; Mike W. Denhoff; G. I. Sproule; M. J. Graham
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Ultrafast quantum well infrared photo detector
Author(s): Peter D. Grant; Richard Dudek; Lynne Wolfson; Margaret Buchanan; Hui Chun Liu
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Bias-induced long-term transient in a-Si:H thin film transistors
Author(s): Shah M. Jahinuzzaman; Peyman Servati; Arokia Nathan
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Heavy ion radiation damage simulations for CMOS image sensors
Author(s): Henok T. Mebrahtu; Wei Gao; Paul J. Thomas; William E. Kieser; Richard I. Hornsey
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Radioluminescence pumping
Author(s): Donald A. Peyrot; Jonathan Duquette; Roger A. Lessard; Rene Roy
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Concept for image intensifier with CMOS imager output interface
Author(s): Paul J. Thomas; Robert S. Allison; Richard I. Hornsey; Winnifred Wong
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New CMOS digital pixel sensor architecture dedicated to a visual cortical implant
Author(s): Annie Trepanier; Jean-Luc Trepanier; Mohamad Sawan; Yves Audet
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Temperature effects in triangulation range measurements
Author(s): Edward Shen; Anthony Paul Badali; Winnifred Wong; Richard I. Hornsey; Paul J. Thomas; Mayes Mullins
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Distortion corrections for better character recognition of camera-based document images
Author(s): YunKoo Chung; DaeGeun Jang; WonPil Yu; SooYoung Chi; KyeKyung Kim; Jung Soh
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Human perception of fixed pattern noise in pyramidal CMOS image sensor
Author(s): Faycal Saffih; Richard I. Hornsey; Hugh R. Wilson
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FPGA implementation of real-time adaptive image thresholding
Author(s): Elham Ashari; Richard I. Hornsey
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Two-dimensional sensor array for low-level light detection
Author(s): Jeff Hsin Chang; Yuri Vygranenko; Arokia Nathan
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Localizer with high occlusion immunity using diffraction optics
Author(s): Thomas D. Ditto; Jacques Farges
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The study of watermark bar code recognition with light transmission theory
Author(s): Fan Zhang; Tiegen Liu; Lianxiang Zhang; Xiaojun Zhang
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Coherent scatter x-ray imaging of plastic/water phantoms
Author(s): Mohammad Nisar; Paul C. Johns
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Distributed imaging using compound eye sensors
Author(s): Peter K. Carr; Farhana Ara; Paul J. Thomas; Richard I. Hornsey
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Specular highlights of plastic surfaces and the Fresnel coefficient
Author(s): Elli Angelopoulou; Sofya Poger
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Model-based edge detection in height map images with nanometer resolution
Author(s): Susanne C.N. Topfer; Olaf Kuhn; Gerhard Linss; Uwe Nehse
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Illumination system for a projector composed of three LCD panels
Author(s): Fang Chuan Ho; Cheng-Wei Chu; William Lee
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Measurement of the length of pedestrian crossings from image data
Author(s): Mohammad Shorif Uddin; Tadayoshi Shioyama
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Scanning white light interferometry for quality control of transparent polymer films
Author(s): Ivan I.K. Kassamakov; Juha P. Aaltonen; Edward Haeggstrom; Mathias Osterberg
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Scanning white light interferometry in quality control of single-point tape automated bonding
Author(s): Henri Seppanen; Ivan I. K. Kassamakov; Markku Oinonen; Edward Hæggstrom; Juha P. Aaltonen; Zoran Radivojevic; Mathias Osterberg
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Design of an optical spectrometer using a holographic grating having a spatially variable period
Author(s): Gilles Fortin; Nathalie McCarthy
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Sub-spot-size CO2 laser micromachining of features in fused silica by V-groove etching
Author(s): Alain Cournoyer; Luc Levesque; Marc Levesque
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Surface modifications during femtosecond laser ablation in vacuum, air, and water
Author(s): Sebastien Besner; Jean-Yves Degorce; Andrei V. Kabashin; Michel Meunier
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Fabrication of sub-micron gratings in ultrathin films by 157-nm laser ablation and their application as grating waveguide structures
Author(s): Mark A. Bader; Christoph Kappel; Andre Selle; Jurgen Ihlemann; Mi Li Ng; Peter Robert Herman
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Impact of ambient air medium on the surface profile of the material ablated with high-power lasers
Author(s): Shiv Raj Vatsya; Chengde Li; Suwas K. Nikumb
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Laser micromachining of the miniature functional mechanisms
Author(s): Evgueni V. Bordatchev; Suwas K. Nikumb; Wensyang Hsu
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Micro-lens machining on optical fibers by direct laser ablation
Author(s): Thomas Fricke-Begemann; Jianzhao Li; Jurgen Ihlemann; Peter Robert Herman; Gerd Marowsky
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Laser drilling and routing in optical fibers and tapered micropipettes using excimer, femtosecond, and CO2 lasers
Author(s): Alain Cournoyer; Dimitry Antonov; Luc Levesque; Daniel Cantin; Marc Levesque
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Holographic recording of 2D photonic crystals in photosensitized PMMA
Author(s): Rafael Meinhardt; Ansgar Draude; Hilmar Franke; Roger A. Lessard
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Laser direct write patterned indium tin oxide films for photomasks and anisotropic resist applications
Author(s): Jun Peng; Glenn H. Chapman; Yuqiang Tu
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Analysis of entrapped debris during femtosecond machining of metals
Author(s): Paul Thomas Mannion; Edward Coyne; Gerard M. O'Connor; Helen Howard; Thomas J. Glynn
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Optical fiber sealing with solder glass: design guidelines
Author(s): Raymond L. Dietz
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Formation of densely populated SiOx microtree-like structures on the Si (100) surface using excimer laser irradiation in air
Author(s): De-Quan Yang; Edward Sacher; Michel Meunier
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Relaxation phenomena in optically activated azo-materials
Author(s): Kai Prasuhn; Ansgar Draude; Hilmar Franke; Roger A. Lessard
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Control of femtosecond laser written waveguides in silica glass
Author(s): N. Trang Nguyen; Ali Saliminia; See Leang Chin; Real Vallee
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Femtosecond laser three-dimensional microstructuring inside photosensitive glasses
Author(s): B. Fisette; M. Meunier
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Fabrication of two-dimensional photonic crystal films with As2S3 by laser holography
Author(s): Ismail Aboudihab; El Maati Ech-Chamikh; Roger A. Lessard
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Teaching of optics and photonics in a college astronomy course
Author(s): George Tremberger; Alex Flamholz; Paul J. Marchese; David H. Lieberman; Tak D. Cheung
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Application of optical system simulation software in a fiber optic telecommunications program
Author(s): Warren L. G. Koontz; Divya Mandloi
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Evolution of an advanced topics course
Author(s): Judith F. Donnelly; Randall G. Seebeck
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Technician and technologist photonics teaching: an Ontario success story
Author(s): Jay Yatulis; Johann Beda; Peter J. Casey; Brahim Chebbi; Steve Finnagan; Treena Grevatt; Alexander McGlashan; Marc Nantel; Leo Tiberi
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From diploma to degree in photonics
Author(s): Brahim Chebbi; Treena Grevatt; Robert Weeks; Mostefa Mohammed; Peter J. Casey; Almuhtadi Wahab; Abdul Al-Azzawi
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Teaching art and history to photonics students
Author(s): Jose Antonio Martin-Pereda
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Relation between optical and electrical parameters in photonics systems for first year university students
Author(s): Ana P. Gonzalez-Marcos
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Design and implementation of an on-campus free-space laser datalink: a photonics case study for electrical and photonic engineering students
Author(s): Lieven Desmet; Michael Vervaeke; Jurgen Van Erps; Steven Brantegem; Hugo Thienpont
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Advanced optical fiber communication simulations in electrotechnical engineering education
Author(s): Michael Vervaeke; Cac Nguyen Thi; Hugo Thienpont
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Dynamic interactive e-learning: application to optics and laser surgery
Author(s): Habib Hamam
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New graduate level course in the simulation of optical fiber systems
Author(s): Alan L. Steele
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Three new bachelors of photonics in Ontario
Author(s): Marc Nantel; Johann Beda; Treena Grevatt; Brahim Chebbi; Paul Jessop; Shaowen Song
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PHOTON2: A web-based professional development model for photonics technology education
Author(s): Nicholas M. Massa; Barbara A. Washburn; Marijke Kehrhahn; Judith F. Donnelly; Fenna D. Hanes
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OPETA and GPEN: models for local and global networking
Author(s): Marc Nantel
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A differential active pixel sensor
Author(s): Leonard MacEachern
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Time domain fluorescent diffuse optical tomography
Author(s): Sirithy Lam; Frederic Lesage; Xavier Intes
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Time-domain optical mammography Softscan: initial results on detection and characterization of breast tumors
Author(s): Xavier Intes; Salim Djeziri; Zahia Ichalalene; Niculae Mincu; Yong Wang; Philippe St.-Jean; Frédéric Lesage; David Hall; David A. Boas; Margaret Polyzos
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Collaboration in photonics education and training
Author(s): Judith F. Donnelly; Betti J. Gladue; Randall G. Seebeck; Margaret H. Stroup; Marjorie R. Valentin
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Current stress metastability in a-Si:H thin film transistors
Author(s): Afrin Sultana; Kapil Sakariya; Arokia Nathan
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Kilometer scale telescope collector deployable in a shuttle payload
Author(s): Thomas D. Ditto
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