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optical coherence tomography

Faster 3-D Imaging Could Aid Diagnosis of Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal Disease

Researchers have developed a faster way to acquire 3-D endoscopic optical coherence tomography (OCT) images. With further development, the new approach could be useful...
Nonlinear Optics

Physicists Discover New Way of Resonance Tuning for Nonlinear Optics

A research team from ITMO University and the Australian National University has discovered that different metasurfaces exhibit the same behavior provided a symmetry breaking...
optical fibers

New Air-Filled Fiber Bundle Could Make Endoscopes Smaller

Researchers have fabricated a new kind of air-filled optical fiber bundle that could greatly improve endoscopes used for medical procedures like minimally invasive surgeries...
Biomedicine

Light Probes New Depths for Biomedicine

Scientists at the University of St Andrews develop low-damage optical imaging which could revolutionise the world of biomedicine and neuroscience. The research findings, published in Optics Letters (Thursday...
quantum

Rydberg Systems as a Novel Platform for Optical Quantum Communication and...

Since the early years of the century, scientists have been seeking ways to exploit the properties of Rydberg atoms for photon-based processing of quantum...
Quantum Simulation

European Commission Funds the Next-Generation Platform for Quantum Simulation with Cold...

Today a European collaboration involving several research institutes and industrial companies embarks on a common effort to extend the capabilities of quantum simulator technologies....
Chinchilla Ear

New Imaging Tool Captures How Sound Moves Through the Chinchilla Ear

Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear. The technology is providing new...
Fiber Optic Sensor

Fiber Optic Sensor Measures Tiny Magnetic Fields

Researchers have developed a light-based technique for measuring very weak magnetic fields, such as those produced when neurons fire in the brain. The inexpensive...
Thin-film solar cells

Patented Nanostructure for Solar Cells: Rough Optics, Smooth Surface

Thin-film solar cells made of crystalline silicon are inexpensive and achieve efficiencies of a good 14 percent. However, they could do even better if...
hyperspectral imaging system

New Compact Hyperspectral System Captures 5D Images

Researchers have developed a compact imaging system that can measure the shape and light-reflection properties of objects with high speed and accuracy. This 5D...
metamaterials

Invisible Needles: Italian Scientists Together with Russian Colleagues Have Developed a...

The development of a new cloaking metamaterial for nano-sensors is carried out within the framework of the Italian-Russian project ANASTASIA (Advanced Non-radiating Scattering Tenuously Architectures And Sustaining Invisible...
optics-less cameravideo

Picture This: Camera with No Lens

In the future, your car windshield could become a giant camera sensing objects on the road. Or each window in a home could be...
Optical Pressure Detector

Optical Pressure Detector Could Improve Robot Skin, Wearable Devices and Touch...

A new type of pressure sensor based on light could allow the creation of sensitive artificial skins to give robots a better sense of...
time-folded opticsvideo

Novel Optics for Ultrafast Cameras Create New Possibilities for Imaging

MIT researchers have developed novel photography optics that capture images based on the timing of reflecting light inside the optics, instead of the traditional...
Weight of Opticsvideo

Scientists Reduced the Weight of Optics for Satellite Observation of the...

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (IEEE) published the article of the group of scientists of Samara National Research University. It...
optical skyrmions

New Optics: Nano-Hedgehogs of Light

Technion researchers have succeeded in generating minute “nano-hedgehogs of light” called optical skyrmions, which could make possible revolutionary advances in information processing, transfer and...
Silicon Chip

Millimetre-Scale Silicon Chip Generates Quantum-Random-Numbers for Information Security

The tiny device, with a footprint of just a millimetre square, requires little power to operate and could enable stand-alone random number generators and...
combustion component

New Analysis Tool Could Bolster Development of Efficient Engines and Fuel

A newly developed analysis method can detect hydroxyl radicals (OH) with unprecedented sensitivity. Because OH is a critical component in the combustion processes that...
all-optical ultrasound

Versatile Ultrasound System Could Transform How Doctors Use Medical Imaging

While ultrasound is one of the most common medical imaging tools, conventional electronic ultrasound devices tend to be bulky and cannot be used at...
Fluorescence Imaging Technique

Fluorescence Imaging Technique Goes from Micro to Macro, Moves Closer to...

Researchers have scaled up a powerful fluorescence imaging technique used to study biological processes on the cellular level. Previously limited to samples just millimeters...