David C. Lindberg
Scholars in medieval Islam held optical knowledge superior to that of any other culture of the time.
Jobs in telecom may be scarce, but some optics professionals are finding creative ways to try to turn their careers around.
Bernard G. Fidric, Robert A. Provencal, Sze M. Tan, Eric R. Crosson, Alexander A. Kachanov and Barbara A. Paldus
Cavity ring-down spectroscopy has the potential to revolutionize environmental and agricultural monitoring, industrial process control and the detection and identification of hazardous materials.
Thomas Jensen, Oliver Funke and Ulrich Wagemann
As networks move to speeds of 10 Gbit/s and beyond per wavelength channel, it is no longer sufficient to test components for loss. Precise characterization of dispersion properties is also a necessity.
Jesper Mørk, Mads L. Nielsen and Tommy W. Berg
In tomorrow’s fiber optic networks, a new generation of quantum-dot-based semiconductor optical amplifiers may well be the linear amplifier of choice.
Stephen R. Wilk