Cover Story

T he December Optics & Photonics News (OPN) is aspecial issue that highlights the most exciting researchto emerge in the preceding 12 months in the fast paced world of optics. “Optics in 2003” offers readers a unique opportunity to... more>>

Features

Biophotonics

Rotating Line Optical Tweezers Enables Controlled Intracellular Rotation of Microscopic Objects. more>>


Microscopy

Photon-Based Microscopy With 20-nm Spatial Resolution. more>>


Nano Optics

Modal Properties of Semiconductor Nanowire Lasers. more>>


Near-Field Optics

Coherence Properties of Optical Near Fields. more>>


Nonlinear Optics

Self-Reflection and Routing of Multicolor Solitons. more>>


Optical Engineering

Optically Active Organic Nanoaggregates. more>>


Phase Control

Ring Light Beam Deflector more>>


Photonic Structures

Fractal Zone Plates Produce Axial Irradiance With Fractal Profile more>>


Polarization

Spatial Fourier-Transform Polarimetry By Use of Space-Variant Subwavelength Gratings more>>


Quantum Information

Micro-Optics Advances Quantum Computing and Integrated Atom Optics. more>>


Spatial Patterns in Nonlinear Optics

Pattern Formation in Optical Cavities With Incoherent Light. more>>


Terahertz Optics

Terahertz Pulse Shaping in Time Domain Via Optical Rectification in Poled Lithium Niobate Crystals. more>>


Ultrafast Technology

Measuring and Understanding the Most Complex Ultrashort Pulse Ever Generated. more>>


Scatterings

Pulses

OSA Today

Who’s Who on OSA’s Board of Directors

OPN talks to Rod Alfernesses. more>>


OSA Today

OFC 2004 Targets Service Providers with Focused Summit

The Service Provider Summit (SPS), a unique, day-long meeting aimed at telecom service provider and carrier industry professionals, will be held during the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2004. Ninety-six percent of those surveyed rated the first Service Provider Summit, held at OFC 2003, as “good,” “very good” or “excellent.” Nearly all those surveyed said it should be a feature event in 2004. more>>

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