The SPIE Digital Library and the SPIE Newsroom are two great sources for photonics research. Using the most recent data available, here is a selection of the most frequently downloaded papers on the Digital Library and the most read articles on the Newsroom.
SPIE Newsroom April 2008
1. A next-generation system enables persistent surveillance of wide areas, by Brian Leininger.
2. Laser dazzling of infrared focal plane array cameras, by Ric Schleijpen.
3. Large-scale quantum dot IR focal plane array, by Sarath Gunapala, David Ting, Sumith Bandara, Cory Hill, Edward Blazejewski, Sanjay Krishna, and Sir Rafol.
4. Smart cellulose could mean flying magic paper, by Jaehwan Kim.
5. Terahertz radiation sheds light on pharmaceutical analysis, by Louise Ho, Michael Pepper, and Phil Taday.
6. Integrating correlation filtering and tracking for better target detection, by Ryan Kerekes and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar.
7. Advanced photonic tools for hyperspectral imaging in the life sciences, by Alex Fong, Bob Bronson, and Elliot Wachman.
8. Large-area organic light-emitting diode technology, by Joerg Amelung.
9. Novel multidimensional medical imaging using open source software, by Jie Shuai, Jianyong Sun, and Jianguo Zhang.
10. From polystyrene beads to photonic devices for telecommunication, by Thorsten Schweizer, André Neumeister, Rainer Kling, Wendel Wohlleben, and Reinhold J. Leyrer.
SPIE Digital Library January/February 2008
1. "Polarization ellipticity compensation in polarization second-harmonic generation microscopy without specimen rotation," Chen-Kuan Chou, Wei-Liang Chen, Peter Tramyeon Fwu, Sung-Jan Lin, Hsuan-Shu Lee, and Chen-Yuan Dong," J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 014005 (2008).
2. "Double-exposure mask synthesis using inverse lithography," Amyn Poonawala and Peyman Milanfar J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS 6, 043001 (2007).
3. "Increased lumens per étendue by combining pulsed light-emitting diodes," Hüseyin Murat, Herbert De Smet, Dieter Cuypers, Youri Meuret, Hugo Thienpont, Michael Vervacke, and Lieven Desmet," Opt. Eng. 45, 034002 (2006).
4. "Integrated all-fiber variable optical attenuator based on index-guiding holey fiber Youngbok Kim," Kyunghwan Oh, and Chang-Soo Park," Opt. Eng. 47, 010501 (2008).
5. "Air Force Electronic Warfare Evaluation Simulator (AFEWES) infrared test and evaluation capabilities," Hank D. Jackson II, Tommy L. Blair, and Bruce A. Ensor," Proc. SPIE 6544, 654408 (2007).
6. "Core-shell silica nanoparticles as fluorescent labels for nanomedicine," Jinhyang Choi, Andrew A. Burns, Rebecca M. Williams, Zongxiang Zhou, Andrea Flesken-Nikitin, Warren R. Zipfel, Ulrich Wiesner, and Alexander Y. Nikitin," J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 064007 (2007).
7. "Application challenges with double patterning technology (DPT) beyond 45 nm," Jungchul Park, Stephen Hsu, Douglas Van Den Broeke, J. Fung Chen, Mircea Dusa, Robert Socha, Jo Finders, Bert Vleeming, Anton van Oosten, Peter Nikolsky, Vincent Wiaux, Eric Hendrickx, Joost Bekaert, and Geert Vandenberghe," Proc. SPIE 6349, 634922 (2006).
8. "A litho-only approach to double patterning A. Vanleenhove and D. Van Steenwinckel," Proc. SPIE 6520, 65202F (2007).
9. "Astigmatic optical surfaces, characteristics, testing, and differences between them," Zacarías Malacara, Daniel Malacara-Doblado, Daniel Malacara-Hernández, and J. E. A. Landgrave," Opt. Eng. 46, 123001 (2007).
10. "National imagery interpretability rating scales (NIIRS): overview and methodology," John M. Irvine, Proc. SPIE 3128, 93 (1997).