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Historical Archive (January 2003 - June 2010)
The historic archive provides access to articles published prior to SPIE's acquisition of optics.org in July 2010.

February 2010

Liquid lens eliminates the shakes 26 Feb 10

Varioptic claims liquid-lens innovation brings efficient image stabilization to camera phones

Crystal control moves towards 3D displays 26 Feb 10

Visible-emitting 'upconversion nanocrystals' tipped to play a key role in the development of 3D display technology

'Broadband plasmonics' makes its debut 24 Feb 10

2D metallic nanostructures support plasmon resonances over wide frequency range

Single chips, multiple parameters 22 Feb 10

Stratophase enhances optical-sensor platform, targets industrial process control and biodetection applications

New optical clock breaks accuracy record 17 Feb 10

Aluminium-ion device makes use of quantum logic

Black nanoneedles for anti-reflective coatings 16 Feb 10

Ge nanostructures could be used in high-performance photodetectors and photovoltaic devices

Photonic integration: rewriting the rules 12 Feb 10

EuroPIC consortium seeks to boost Europe's manufacturing capability in photonic integrated circuits

First light for germanium laser 11 Feb 10

First infrared-emitting germanium laser could help to shape next-generation optical components for communications, computing

Nextreme coolers get closer to the source 09 Feb 10

Manufacturing innovation improves the heat-pumping capacity of thin-film thermoelectric coolers while also reducing their size

Free-space optics bridges the gap 05 Feb 10

Researchers pursue variations on the theme in free-space optical communications

Quantum mechanics boosts photosynthesis 05 Feb 10

Solar energy is converted into chemical energy more efficiently thanks to quantum coherence

Lasers zap fusion doubts at NIF 01 Feb 10

First results at the National Ignition Facility delight researchers

Thinking big in projection technology 01 Feb 10

Laser projectors loom large at Photonics West

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