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Optical Innovations in Water Optimization and Agriculture
Optical technology has had a huge impact on our everyday lives. Sensational inventions like the self-driving car, Wi-Fi connected home appliances and automated assembly lines all use optical fibers or ...
Teleportation Through Quantum Entanglement
Teleportation is among one of the most highly anticipated and desired scientific advances of our time.  The idea that one could send anything to anyone anywhere instantly is certainly appealing, but is it ...
Neural Imaging with Visible Light: Optical Recording of Intrinsic Signal
Recent advances in neural imaging techniques may pave the way for better treatment of neurological diseases such as parkinson’s disease and next-generation applications in fields such as ...
Machine Learning Enables OCT Imaging of Optic Nerve Head
Medical imaging of the optic nerve head (ONH) is immensely important to study vision disorders like nearsightedness and glaucoma. Doctors traditionally use optical coherence tomography (OCT scans) to ...
Calvarial Fracture Imaging Using Raman Spectrometry
Scientists from the City University of Hong Kong’s Department of Physics revolutionized calvarial fracture imaging through the use of Raman spectroscopy. By allowing these defects to be imaged, the ...
Hidden in Plain Sight: Optical Cloaking
While most people would consider invisibility to be an unattainable superpower or limited to existing in sci-fi films, in reality, invisibility is not as impractical as it sounds. A technique, known as ...
Light Injection in Waveguide Connected Microdisks (WCM)
Researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology at Shenzhen and Shanxi University have created a new configuration for waveguide connected microdisks (WCM). Their method could significantly reduce ...
Plasmonic Electro-Optic Modulator (EOM) for Improved Data Transmission
Researchers at the University of Washington in collaboration with ETH-Zurich, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Purdue University, have created an extremely compact plasmonic electro-optic modulator ...
Nanohole Fabrication Improves Anti-Reflective Properties
A team of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has developed improved techniques for large-scale nanohole fabrication. Importantly, these nanoholes are used in ...
Using LiDAR to Improve Biodiversity in Yellowstone National Park
  New research from Montana State University and the University of Montana suggests that Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) could provide conservationists at Yellowstone National Park with a critical ...
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