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Optical Design & Engineering

Lens-free microscopy on a chip
A fully integrated, customizable, and mass-producible microscope-on-chip uses integrated photonics to implement its compact and high-quality coherent illumination subsystem.
Advances in the field of diffractive optics enable imaging systems with reduced size and weight and could provide controllable structured field distributions for use in sensors and displays.
28 May 2015
Harnessing millimeter-sized liquid droplets enables fabrication of high-power solid lenses of varying focal lengths for use in mobile devices.
6 May 2015
Spatial-temporal spreading dramatically increases pulse duration and spot size, and decreases pulse intensity.
1 May 2015
High-index microspheres embedded in elastomer or immersed in liquid allow straightforward super-resolution imaging of biological, metallic, and semiconductor structures.
29 April 2015
Using pairs of orthogonal wave plates can eliminate light leakage from liquid crystal displays to allow higher-quality dark images.
16 April 2015
Glowforge promises laser cutting for the masses
Seattle start-up offering laser cutting and engraving in the home attracts $9M series A round.
28 May 2015
Semiconductor expert to lead new R&D lab at Cardiff University
Quantum dots, photonics and novel material innovation to be inspired by Prof. Diana Huffaker.
28 May 2015
Graphene scanner permits art pigments to be distinguished
Removes the need for invasive procedures into artworks - for the first time.
28 May 2015
US Air Force contracts 3D Systems to make next-gen components
$1.3m deal to co-develop with Honeywell "most advanced" aircraft heat exchangers by direct metal printing.
27 May 2015
Laura Waller: Integrating optics and processing in design of imaging systems

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