ON July/August, 1981

Cover Story

Concepts in Tunable Spectral Filters

William R. Graver

Imaging systems optimized for broad regions of the optical spectrum typically use one or more bandpass filters when closer spectral scrutiny is required. Conventional multilayer interference filters designed for either wide or narrow... more>>

Features

Optics and Vision Research on Florida Campuses

Stanley S. Ballard

The forthcoming national meeting of the Optical Society of America, to be held in Florida, prompted the accompanying article, "Optics in Central Florida," which describes some of the optical activities in industry and government laboratories in the Sunshine State. Also, it seemed appropriate to give a brief description of optical (including vision) research under way on the various college and university campuses in Florida. The names of the principal investigators are listed in case our visitors from up north wish to get in touch with the individuals at the Kissimee meeting in October. more>>


International Standards: Optics and Optical Instruments

Donald B. Whitney

A little more than two years ago an international standards-writing activity was begun that should be of interest to every Optical Society member. In early 1979 the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), in response to a German initiative, activated a technical committee (TC) to undertake the writing of international standards in the broad area of optics and optical instruments. more>>

Pulses

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