Ultra-Thin Optical Fibers for Tiny 3D-Print Microstructures

New possibilities for advanced microfabrication through endoscopic probes with inexpensive laser sources

Prysmian to Acquire General Cable

$30.00 per share in cash – closing anticipated by third quarter 2018

First Flexible Optical Tweezer

New approach of optical traps for medical diagnostics

All-Optical Ultrasound Imaging in Vivo

A transducer, through which light guided by optical fibers is suitable for real-time invasive medical imaging

High-Precision Fusion Splicing

Using CO2 laser system developed by Nyfors, CeramOptec and Fraunhofer IOF

Random Lasing in an Optical Fiber

A disorder induced localized states form isolated local channels to make the output laser beam highly directional

Optical Fiber Senses Human Motion

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

Optik & Photonik 4/2017 October

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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