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Optoelectronics Programs & Projects

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Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 05/25/2016

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

Laser Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

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

Fiber Sources and Applications
Last Updated Date: 12/22/2015

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This … more

Single Photonics and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The smallest unit of light is a “photon”. Generation, manipulation and measurement of light at or near the fundamental limit of a photon can … more

Laser Radiometry
Last Updated Date: 11/08/2015

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

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Imaging in the terahertz frequency range enables the detection of concealed weapons and other contraband (e.g., explosives under clothing) without … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Super-Continuum Laser Solar Simulator
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

This research leverages a new laser technology, the super-continuum laser, to produce a programmable solar simulator that can rapidly configure to … more

High-Speed Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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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