SPIE Digital Library Get updates from SPIE Newsroom
  • Newsroom Home
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging
  • Defense & Security
  • Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing
  • Illumination & Displays
  • Lasers & Sources
  • Micro/Nano Lithography
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Design & Engineering
  • Optoelectronics & Communications
  • Remote Sensing
  • Sensing & Measurement
  • Solar & Alternative Energy
  • Sign up for Newsroom E-Alerts
  • Information for:
2015 Optical Engineering + Applications | Register Today

SPIE Photonics West | Call for Papers

Celebrate the International Year of Light 2015 with 15% off printed books and proceedings. Shop now.

Gold Open Access option for SPIE Journals


Optical Design & Engineering

Measuring the phase shifts produced by transmissive spatial light modulators
A new technique enables phase shifts to be determined by measuring the fringe shifts in recorded interferograms.
Transmitter and receiver terminals for aeronautical optical communications were developed and a laser link between a jetfighter and a ground station was demonstrated.
2 July 2015
Changes in the whispering gallery mode resonance of liquid crystal droplets offer insight into their internal ordering.
26 June 2015

Smart materials enable fabrication of lightweight, compact optical mirrors that can be replicated at low cost for use in large space telescopes.

12 June 2015
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
A fully integrated, customizable, and mass-producible microscope-on-chip uses integrated photonics to implement its compact and high-quality coherent illumination subsystem.
26 May 2015
Researchers to test new optical fiber 3D printing technique
Scientists at Zepler Institute say method will enable "previously impossible" fiber structures and applications.
2 July 2015
Laser 2015: power diodes, VCSELs pursue older laser roles
New powerful sources are now taking on the roles and markets of older solid state lasers, such as cutting, welding and materials processing.
1 July 2015
Six Catalan technical research centers join forces
New Barcelona Institute of Science & Technology to pursue joint projects in photonics, nano, high-energy physics and biochemistry.
30 June 2015
Laser 2015: activated phosphors power super-bright headlamps
Panel discussion on high power diode lasers includes update on Osram's LARP technology and application to new BMW lamps.
25 June 2015
Laura Waller: Integrating optics and processing in design of imaging systems

Optical Surfaces Ltd.