This website uses cookies to deliver some of our products and services as well as for analytics and to provide you a more personalized experience. Visit our Cookie Notice to learn more.

By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. We’ve also updated our Privacy Notice. Visit our Privacy Policy to see what’s new.

June 2014

Image of a Bombyx mori caterpillar spinning silk on the surface of a gold mirror. The “silkworms” spin nearly 1 km of silk in a “figure 8” pattern (visible on the surface of the mirror) to form their cocoons. Photo by Fiorenzo Omenetto.

Silk: A Different Kind of “Fiber Optics”

Matthew B. Applegate, Mark A. Brenckle, Benedetto Marelli, Hu Tao, David L. Kaplan and Fiorenzo G. Omenetto

Like a moth emerging from a cocoon, silk-based devices—optically versatile and friendly to biological systems—are poised to take flight in a range of new, innovative applications.


Imaging in 3-D: Killer Apps Coming Soon to a Device Near You!

As researchers and developers finesse the next generation of gaming consoles and devices, everything is coming up 3-D, and consumers are “virtually” salivating.

Planetary Radar Imaging and RF-Over-Fiber

Over the past three decades, NASA ground-based radar tracking stations and spaceborne missions have achieved spectacular successes imaging distant planets and Earth’s surface. RF-over-fiber has constituted a crucial component tying the systems together.


Dressing for Success

The Challenges of Imaging Through Complex Media

NanoJapan: An International Research Experience

Photonics in Singapore: An International Experience

Scatterings


Recent Issues

June 2018 June 2018
May 2018 May 2018
April 2018 April 2018
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT