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October 1995


Adaptive Wavefront Shaping With Liquid Crystals

The authors are interested in high resolution imaging systems, and in particular new techniques for wavefront sensing and correction.

Colorimetry Part Ii: Imaging Applications

Colorimetry applied to Imaging, known as device-independent color Imaging, has a historical basis in color television that is useful in Improving the color fidelity of color computer peripherals such as CRT displays and printers.

Diffractive Lenses Create New Opportunities

FAKLIS PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF DIFFRACTIVE OPTICS INCLUDING CHARACTERISTIC PROPERTIES AND FABRICATION METHODS. HE ALSO CITES KEY APPLICATION AREAS AND DESCRIBES SEVERAL CHALLENGES CURRENTLY FACING DIFFRACTIVE LENS MANUFACTURERS.

The Eyes Of Corona: The World's First Satellite Reconnaissance Program

Smith recounts the history surrounding CORONA and discusses the design and engineering of CORONA's optics.

The Optical Shield Of Cephalopods

Vitkin analyzes the optical effects generated when squids, octopi, and others create melanin clouds. He also provides instructions on creating your own “smoke screen.”


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