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Light Quantum Optical Society of America Student Chapter – First OSA Traveling Lecturer!

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“Spatial mode manipulation in communications and imaging”. The ability to analyse and control light’s spatial properties is a fundamental requirement in many disciplines throughout optical physics. Imaging is an obvious example, where how light occupies space is measured directly to reveal details of the object being imaged. However other applications such as telecommunications and the field of Space Division Multiplexing are also increasingly looking to the spatial properties of light as a means of increasing information capacity.

Ziyi Zhao – William A. Lee Undergraduate Research Fellow!

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Ziyi Zhao, B.Sc. candidate in Physics, receives William A. Lee Undergraduate Research Scholarship to work on coherent X-ray generation with arbitrary angular momentum properties! Congratulations! The William A. Lee Undergraduate Research Scholarship provides competitive funding for University of California San Diego undergraduates majoring in the Physical Sciences to conduct research projects[…]

Isolated broadband attosecond pulse generation with near- and mid-infrared driver pulses via time-gated phase matching

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Title: Isolated broadband attosecond pulse generation with near- and mid-infrared driver pulses via time-gated phase matching Author(s): C. Hernández-García, T. Popmintchev, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, L. Plaja, A. Becker, and A. Jaron-Becker Source: OPTICS EXPRESS Volume: 25(10) Pages: 11855-11866 Published: 2017. Times cited Isolated broadband attosecond pulse generation with near- and mid-infrared[…]