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Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures

We synthesize semiconductor nanostructures to serve both as test structures for measurement techniques and as building blocks for novel metrology … more

Laser Applications

High power lasers capable of continuous output powers ranging from hundreds of watts to tens-of-thousands of watts present exciting opportunities … more

Infrared optical properties of materials and components

Accurate measurements of the optical properties of materials in the infrared spectral range play an increasingly important role in the aerospace … more

Laser Radiometry

Accurate characterization of photonic equipment is important for optical communications, medical devices, semiconductor lithography, manufacturing … more

High-Speed Measurements

Today's economy relies on high-speed communications that ride fiber-optic networks, and PML physicists play a crucial role in providing the means … more

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