A wide range of laser-related technologies including optics, light emitting diodes, fiber optics, collimators, and waveguides
Optical vortex for improved object detection and light...
Scientists at the Naval Air Warfare Center’s Aircraft Division have developed a novel method and device for improving light transmission and object detection in light-scattering (turbid) media like hazy water…
Low loss optical fibers with multiple openings
Microstructured optical fibers for laser power and sensing applications
Broad area quantum cascade laser with high brightness
Waveguide modification allows broad-area quantum cascade laser to sustain fundamental transverse mode operation in a single beam
Deep ultraviolet enhanced SiC avalanche photodiode
QE ~60% @ λ=260 nm. Suitable for Geiger mode operation.
Alkaline-Earth vapor cell for enhanced optical atomic clocks
Enables size reduction and performance improvements to portable clocks necessary for satellite-based navigation and communication
Precision laser coupling device for single-mode fiber optics
Other applications include optical tweezers, coupling light into optical cavities, and laser milling
System and method for atmospheric contaminant detection
Remote infrared laser-assisted identification of biological pollutants
Hydrothermal ZnSe crystal production
Heteroepitaxial growth yields zinc selenide crystals of increased size and purity
Epoxyless connector for infrared optical fibers
Mechanical encapsulation of infrared optical fiber without epoxy prevents catastrophic failure of the fiber cable
High-performance RF photo links
Active and passive adaptive biasing reduces photodiode nonlinearities
Combination amplitude modulation SLM with a phase modulating...
Device provides a dynamic means to create complex illumination patterns with high light utilization efficiency and void of unwanted diffraction patterns