The SPIE Digital Library and the SPIE Newsroom are two great sources for photonics research. Using the most recent data available (1 August through 31 August), 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 August 2007
"Evaluation of LED application in general lighting," Muqing Liu, Bifeng Rong, and Huub W. M. Salemink, Opt. Eng. 46, 074002 (2007).
"Pitch doubling through dual-patterning lithography challenges in integration and litho budgets," Mircea Dusa, John Quaedackers, Olaf F. A. Larsen, Jeroen Meessen, Eddy van der Heijden, Gerald Dicker, Onno Wismans, Paul de Haas, Koen van Ingen Schenau, Jo Finders, Bert Vleeming, Geert Storms, Patrick Jaenen, Shaunee Cheng, and Mireille Maenhoudt, Proc. SPIE 6520, 65200G (2007).
"Three-dimensional nonlinear optical endoscopy," Ling Fu, Ankur Jain, Charles Cranfield, Huikai Xie, and Min Gu, J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 040501 (2007).
"High-power CO2 waveguide laser of the 1-kW category," Rolf R. Nowack, Hans Opower, U. Schaefer, K. Wessel, Thomas Hall, Hans Krueger, and Hubert Weber, Proc. SPIE 1276, 18 (1990).
"Modified Beckmann-Kirchhoff scattering model for rough surfaces with large incident and scattering angles," James E. Harvey, Andrey Krywonos, and Cynthia L. Vernold, Opt. Eng. 46, 078002 (2007).
"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).
"Spatially modulated illumination microscopy using one objective lens," Hans Mathée, David Baddeley, Christoph Wotzlaw, Christoph Cremer, and Udo Birk, Opt. Eng. 46, 083603 (2007).
"Study on methods to yield a periodically wavelength-swept lightwave signal based on 60GHz radio-over-fiber system," Minglei Xiu, Hailin Qin, Rujian Lin, and Xinqiao Chen, Proc. SPIE 6025, 602519 (2006).
"Ultrahigh-resolution imaging of human donor cornea using full-field optical coherence tomography," Masahiro Akiba, Naoyuki Maeda, Kazuhiko Yumikake, Takeshi Soma, Kohji Nishida, Yasuo Tano, and Kin Pui Chan, J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 041202 (2007).
"Dynamic analysis of chemical eye burns using high-resolution optical coherence tomography," Felix Spöler, Michael Först, Heinrich Kurz, Markus Frentz, and Norbert F. Schrage, J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 041203 (2007).
SPIE Newsroom August 2007
"Head-up display: not as easy as it seems!," By Peter Howells
"Crystalline exit pathways enhance efficiency in organic solar cells," By Marisol Reyes-Reyes and Román López-Sandoval
"Immersion lithography: topcoat and resist processes," By Yayi Wei and David Back
"Nanotechnology in cancer diagnosis and treatment: a video interview with Michael Heller"
"A single-camera system captures high-resolution 3D images in one shot," By Thomas Lu and Tien-Hsin Chao
"Photonic_integration_improves_on_current_technologies," By Larry Dalton
"Deep tissue imaging of cell structures," By Marica B. Ericson
"Free-space optics technology improves situational awareness on the battlefield," By Mouhammad Al-Akkoumi, Robert Huck, and James Sluss
"Accurate image distortion correction in high magnification imaging systems," By Michael Sutton
"Improving the molecular specificity of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy," By Jana Soukupová, Robert Prucek, Libor Kvítek, and Aleš Panácek