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Astronomy

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

ADDEDPT: apparatus for direct detection of exoplanets by diffractive pupil telescopy (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging

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

3D-3D registration of partial capitate bones using spin-images (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Communications & Information Technology

Optical performance of long-range air-gaps assisted subwavelength waveguides (Optical Engineering; 2014)

Photonic integration enabling new multiplexing concepts in optical board-to-board
and rack-to-rack interconnects
(Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Defense & Security

Toward directed energy planetary defense (Optical Engineering; 2014)

EUV detectors based on AlGaN-on-Si Schottky photodiodes (Proceedings of SPIE; 2011)

Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing

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

Local feature descriptor based on 2D local polynomial approximation kernel indices (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

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; 2013)

Hollow fiber based quantum cascade laser spectrometer for fast and sensitive drug identification (Proceedings of SPIE; 2012)

Light Sources & Illumination

Design of dielectric/metal/dielectric transparent electrodes for flexible electronics (J. Photonics Energy; 2014)

Extensive analysis of the degradation of phosphor-converted LEDs (Proceedings of SPIE; 2009)

Lithography & Microelectronics

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

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

Metrology

Aspheric and freeform surfaces metrology with software configurable optical test system:
a computerized reverse Hartmann test
(Optical Engineering; 2013)

Freeform mirror fabrication and metrology using a high performance test CGH and advanced alignment features (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Nanotechnology

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

Tunable plasmonic metamaterial based on transparent conducting oxide (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Optics

Study of lens design method for narrowing primary aberration variation during conjugate change for a finite conjugate system (Optical Engineering; 2014)

Development of CFRP mirrors for space telescopes (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Remote Sensing

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

Some new lidar equations for laser pulses scattered back from optically thick media such as clouds, dense aerosol plumes, sea ice, snow, and turbid coastal water (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Sensors

Microfluidic surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensor with monolithically integrated nanoporous gold disk arrays for rapid and label-free biomolecular detection (J. Biomedical Optics; 2014)

Six microelectrodes assembly for tunable optical fibers (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

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