Photonics Focus

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In this issue of Photonics Focus, we look at glass, of many types, and its fundamental role in optics and photonics. The issue explores a renaissance in freeform optics for a variety of innovative applications, hollow-core glass fibers that are speeding communications, and chalcogenides, a family of glass particularly suited to infrared sensing. Select articles are available online but the complete issue is downloadable as a PDF.

About Photonics Focus

Launched in 2020, Photonics Focus® is the award-winning society magazine of SPIE. Articles showcase scientific discovery and innovative real-world applications of optics and photonics.

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