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'Quiet' light

Spectrally pure lasers lie at the heart of precision high-end scientific and commercial applications, thanks to their ability to produce near-perfect single-color light. A laser's capacity to do so is measured in terms of ...

dateFeb 01, 2019 in Optics & Photonics
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Fiber sensors may leave the jacket on

Optical fibers enable the internet, and they are practically everywhere: underground and beneath the oceans. Fibers can do more than just carry information: they are also fantastic sensors. Hair-thin optical fibers support ...

dateJan 29, 2019 in Optics & Photonics
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