The SPIE Digital Library and the SPIE Newsroom are two great sources for photonics research. Using the most recent data available (1 April through 30 April), here is a selection of the most frequently downloaded papers on the Digital Library and the most read articles on the Newsroom.
SPIE Digital Library April 2007
"Issues and challenges of double patterning lithography in DRAM
," Seo-Min Kim, Sun-Young Koo, Jae-Seung Choi, Young-Sun Hwang, Jung-Woo Park, Eung-Kil Kang, Chang-Moon Lim, Seung-Chan Moon, and Jin-Woong Kim, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 6520, 65200H (2007).
SPIE Newsroom April 2007
"Light concentration increases solar-cell efficiency and reduces cost," by Claudio Pelosi and Matteo Bosi http://spie.org/x14159.xml
"Nanophotothermolysis of cancer cells," by Renat Letfullin, Charles Joenathan, Vladimir Zharov, and Thomas George http://spie.org/x8356.xml
"Optical wavefront measurement using a novel phase-shifting point-diffraction interferometer," by Pietro Ferraro, Melania Paturzo, and Simonetta Grilli http://spie.org/x8369.xml