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Astronomy

James Webb Space Telescope: large deployable cryogenic telescope in space (Optical Engineering; 2012)

Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging

Optical coherence tomography today: speed, contrast, and multimodality (J. Biomedical Optics; 2014)

Optical nanoscopy of a living cell (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Communications & Information Technology

Mid-infrared integrated optics: versatile hot embossing of mid-infrared glasses for on-chip planar waveguides for molecular sensing (Optical Engineering; 2014)

Characterization of optical communication in a leader-follower unmanned underwater vehicle formation (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Defense & Security

Target detection in synthetic aperture radar imagery: a state-of-the-art survey (J. Applied Remote Sensing; 2013)

CMOS-TDI detector technology for reconnaissance application (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing

Audio extraction from silent high-speed video using an optical technique (Optical Engineering; 2014)

Multi-illuminant color constancy for HDR images through exposure segmentation (Proceedings of SPIE; 2012)

Energy

Fullerene-based Schottky-junction organic solar cells: a brief review (J. Photonics for Energy; 2014)

The photophysics of perovskite solar cells (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Lasers

Fundamental mechanisms of laser-induced damage in optical materials: today’s state
of understanding and problems
(Optical Engineering; 2014)

Near fundamental mode high-power thin-disk laser (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Light Sources & Illumination

Design of dielectric/metal/dielectric transparent electrodes for flexible electronics (J. Photonics for Energy; 2012)

Two-color emission in three-layer heterostructure OLETs (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Lithography & Microelectronics

Holistic optimization architecture enabling sub-14-nm projection lithography (J. Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS; 2014)

Progress on EUV pellicle development (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Metrology

Exact and reliable overlay metrology in nanoscale semiconductor devices using an image processing method (J. Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS; 2014)

Phase retrieval for optical metrology (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Nanotechnology

Properties and applications of protein-stabilized fluorescent gold nanoclusters: short review (J. Nanophotonics; 2012)

Mechanics of flexible electronics and photonics based on inorganic micro- and nanomaterials (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Optics

Review of snapshot spectral imaging technologies (Optical Engineering; 2013)

Defect insensitive 100 J/cm2 multilayer mirror coating process (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Remote Sensing

Stand-off detection of alcohol in car cabins (J. Applied Remote Sensing; 2014)

SkySat-1: very high-resolution imagery from a small satellite (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Sensors

Computer vision in roadway transportation systems: a survey (J. Electronic Imaging; 2013)

Effect of laser linewidth on phase-OTDR based distributed vibration sensing regime
(Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

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