Elise M. Strobach and Svetlana V. Boriskina
In a quest for energy savings, occupant comfort and aesthetic appeal, by drawing on examples both ancient and modern, architectural designers are using the basic principles of optics to bring sunlight deep into building interiors.
Historically, the development of lighting has been driven by the need to get the brightest, most pleasing light possible at the lowest cost. Are we reaching the limits?
High-tech windows could soon be generating electricity, as well as saving on heating and cooling.
Oleg Leonov and Cory Boone
While misunderstood and sometimes underutilized, aspheres have emerged as a versatile solution for a wide variety of optical problems—and their costs have steadily trended down. Here’s a look at how they’re fabricated and measured today.
Patricia Daukantas, Sarah Michaud, Molly Moser and Stewart Wills
Tuning Quantum Light in Both Time and Space
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