Optical Fiber Senses Human Motion

The dye-doped polydimethylsiloxane optical fiber detects tensile strains by absorption of light

DNA as Photonic Materials

Scientists fine-tune organic thin films to achieve the desired index of refraction

Sensing Atoms Caught in Ripples of Light

Light waves propagating down a fiber both capture and probe the atoms

Nanocraters Improve Optical Nanofibers

One dimensional photonic cavities exhibite strong broadband reflectance and high optical transmission

Light Source With Liquid Core

Scientists generate supercontinuum light source using liquid core optical fibers

New Optical Fiber Preserves Coherence

Basis for constructing new high-power pulsed fiber lasers and amplifiers

Optical Communication at Record-High Speed

Soliton frequency combs allow to transmit data at rates of more than 50 terabits per second

Optical Isolation in a Fiber

Complete linear optical isolation in a waveguide-resonator system composed entirely of silica glass

Nano Fiber Feels Tiny Forces

Optical fiber is at least ten times more sensitive than the atomic force microscope

New Fiber Optic Probe for Diagnosis of Cancer

Compact handheld probe can be used for microscopic analysis of tissue