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Top Notch Research: November 2008 Edition

Most frequently downloaded SPIE papers and articles.

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 October 2008

1. "An interview with Harry Atwater: Nanostructures for high-efficiency photovoltaics."  

2. "Chemical detection from above," by Siân Harris. 

3. "Stingray: a fast small unmanned ground vehicle for urban combat," by Brian Yamauchi and Kent Massey.

4. "Characterization of offshore wind-energy patterns," by W. Timothy Liu. 

5. "A novel technique for making highly efficient biomimetic devices," by Raúl J. Martin-Palma, Carlo G. Pantano, and Akhlesh Lakhtakia. 

6. "Patent Review: AR coatings: doing more than reflecting less," by David Waechter. 

7. "Rare-earth-doped nanoparticles prove illuminating," by Darayas Patel. 

8. "Popcorn-style dye-sensitized solar cells," by Guozhong Cao. 

9. "Low-friction and long-wearing diamond films," by Matthew A. Hamiton, Robert W. Carpick, W. Gregory Sawyer, and Andrew R. Konicek. 

10. "Hubble to be augmented with powerful new infrared observing capability," by Randy Kimble. 

SPIE Digital Library July 2008

1. "Optimized design and analysis of dual-lamp illumination modules compatible with existing projector systems," by Mang Ou-Yang, Ching-Wen Chou, and Yuan Ouyang Opt. Eng. 47, 073001 (2008). 

2. "Molecular imaging with optics: primer and case for near-infrared fluorescence techniques in personalized medicine," by Eva M. Sevick-Muraca and John C. Rasmussen, J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 041303 (2008). 

3. "Double patterning for 32nm and below: an update," by Jo Finders, Mircea Dusa, Bert Vleeming, Henry Megens, Birgitt Hepp, Mireille Maenhoudt, Shaunee Cheng, and Tom Vandeweyer, Proc. SPIE 6924, 692408 (2008). 

4. "Optomechanical design, manufacturing, assembly, and integration of contemporary camera barrels for astronomical instrumentation," by Alejandro Farah, Opt. Eng. 47, 073401 (2008). 

5. "Separable OPC models for computational lithography," by Hua-Yu Liu, Qian Zhao, J. Fung Chen, Jiong Jiang, Robert Socha, Eelco Van Setten, Andre Engelen, Jeroen Meessen, Michael M. Crouse, Mu Feng, Wenjin Shao, Hua Cao, Yu Cao, Lieve Van Look, Joost Bekaert, Geert Vandenberghe, and Jo Finders, Proc. SPIE 7028, 70280X (2008). 

6. "Raman microscopy for dynamic molecular imaging of living cells," by Keisaku Hamada, Katsumasa Fujita, Nicholas Isaac Smith, Minoru Kobayashi, Yasushi Inouye, and Satoshi Kawata, J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 044027 (2008). 

7. "Composable communication constraint-based control," by Mong-ying A. Hsieh, Pranav Srivastava, Vijay Kumar, and Camillo J. Taylor Proc. SPIE 5609, 192 (2004).

8. "Dynamic range compression and contrast enhancement in IR imaging systems," by Francesco Branchitta, Marco Diani, Giovanni Corsini, Antonio Porta, and Marco Romagnoli, Proc. SPIE 6737, 67370P (2007). 

9. "Alignment induced aberration fields of next generation telescopes," by Kevin Thompson, Tobias Schmid, and Jannick Rolland, Proc. SPIE 6834, 68340B (2007).
      Read an update on this research, 70680E.

10. "ISO figure specification (ISO-10110-5) and digital interferometry," by Lars A. Selberg and Bruce E. Truax, Proc. SPIE 1776, 86 (1992).