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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.

August 2009

E-paper displays: keep reading 27 Aug 09

Low power consumption and ease of reading underpin robust growth projection for e-paper displays.

Nanotubes deliver fast, effective ablation 27 Aug 09

A dose of multiwalled carbon nanotubes, plus a short exposure to NIR light, ramped the survival of tumour-bearing mice

Optical imaging tracks pancreatic PDT 21 Aug 09

Fluorescence imaging can reveal a tumour's early biological response to photodynamic therapy.

Controlling light becomes crystal clear 19 Aug 09

A simple way to fabricate 3D photonic crystals could find applications in next-generation laser diodes, LEDs and solar cells.

Innovation: imaging subsystems and systems 18 Aug 09

A round-up of the latest imaging products for industrial and scientific applications.

Switching light on and off in nanotubes 14 Aug 09

IBM result crucial for future carbon-nanotube applications in nano-optoelectronics and photonics.

Over-supply clouds solar outlook 12 Aug 09

Previously committed investments cause solar-cell manufacturing capacity to surge 56%, despite falling market-demand.

Shedding light on soap-film physics 10 Aug 09

High-speed photography reveals how punctures expand in soap films.

Innovation: lasers for materials processing 06 Aug 09

A round-up of new laser system products for materials processing applications.

Nano-lens goes cup-shaped 05 Aug 09

Self-assembled device overcomes diffraction limit of light and resolves features as small as 200 nm.

OCT diagnostics: gathering the data 03 Aug 09

Clinical study to evaluate optical imaging for pre-operative diagnosis of early forms of skin cancer.

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