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Visible to IR supercontinuum generation
A novel underetching approach on a dispersion-engineered silicon nitride waveguide has been developed and experimentally verified.
Stepper motors improve resolution for diffractive optical element fabrication
A high-resolution positioning system based on stepper motors can be used to laser etch complex microstructures on optical substrates.
17 September 2015
Understanding laser ablation efficiency
A numerical simulation approach includes optical, thermal, and mechanical sub-models to investigate the mechanism for the pulse duration efficiency dependence.
21 August 2015
Optimizing the quality and manufacture of nanocircuits
Nanoelectronic circuits can be written directly onto oxide semiconductors by tuning the local conductivity with a high-pressure atomic-force-microscope tip.
18 August 2015
3D graphene scaffolds produced by interferometric lithography
Production of 3D graphene scaffolds with micron-scale pores by lithography using UV lasers enables the design of carbon electrodes for advanced electrochemical applications.
25 July 2015
Laser-written 3D crystalline photonic devices
Direct femtosecond laser writing of dielectric crystals enables the fabrication of 3D waveguiding structures as passive or active photonic devices operating from near-UV to mid-IR bands.
24 July 2015
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