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Astronomy

Carbon nanotube optical mirrors (J. Astron. Telesc. Instrum. Syst.; 2015)

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

Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging

Three-dimensional tracking of plus-tips by lattice light-sheet microscopy permits the quantification of microtubule growth trajectories within the mitotic apparatus (J. Biomedical Optics; 2015)

Folate receptor-mediated tumor-targeted upconversion nanocomplex for photodynamic therapy triggered by near-infrared light (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Communications & Information Technology

Review on recent developments in hybrid optical amplifier for dense wavelength division multiplexed system (Optical Engineering; 2015)

NASA's optical communications program for 2015 and beyond (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

Defense & Security

Artificial target detection with a hyperspectral LiDAR over 26-h measurement (Optical Engineering; 2015)

Deep convolutional neural networks for ATR from SAR imagery (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing

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

A review of head-mounted displays (HMD) technologies and applications for consumer electronics (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Energy

Perovskites: transforming photovoltaics, a mini-review (J. Photonics for Energy; 2015)

Illumination dependent carrier dynamics of CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskite (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

Lasers

Fundamental mechanisms of laser-induced damage in optical materials: today’s state of understanding and problems (Optical Engineering; 2015)

Overview and results of the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (Proceedings of SPIE; 2014)

Light Sources & Illumination

Transparent electrodes for organic optoelectronic devices: a review (J. Photonics for Energy; 2014)

Miniaturized LED sources for in vivo optogenetic experimentation (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Lithography & Microelectronics

Characterization of wafer geometry and overlay error on silicon wafers with nonuniform stress (J. Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS; 2013)

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

Metrology

Improving the accuracy of phase-shifting techniques (Optical Engineering; 2015)

Characterization techniques for semiconductors and nanostructures: a review of recent advances (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

Nanotechnology

Review of mid-infrared plasmonic materials (J. Nanophotonics; 2015)

Towards all-dielectric metamaterials and nanophotonics (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

Optics

Fabricating optical lenses by inkjet printing and heat-assisted in situ curing of polydimethylsiloxane for smartphone microscopy (J. Biomedical Optics; 2015)

Lytro camera technology: theory, algorithms, performance analysis (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Remote Sensing

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

Automatic ship detection from commercial multispectral satellite imagery (Proceedings of SPIE; 2013)

Sensors

Review on hydrogen leak detection: comparison between fiber optic sensors based on different designs with palladium (Optical Engineering; 2015)

Visible and infrared detector developments supported by the European Space Agency (Proceedings of SPIE; 2015)

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