Ultra-black silicon makes an excellent broadband absorber

Ultra-black silicon absorber

A novel ultra-black broadband absorber concept based on a needle-like silicon nanostructure has been developed by Jena researchers.

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Controlling light with light

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A new approach to control light with light without the need for optical nonlinearity has been suggested by a Russian-British research group.

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CARS microscopy on its way to clinical translation

An optimal scheme of clinical CARS micro-spectroscopy
for thin ex vivo tissues.

Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy offers noninvasive label-free imaging, high sensitivity, and chemical specificity.

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Exploiting synergies – multimodal nonlinear imaging in the biomedical sciences

Multimodal nonlinear microscopy of tissue

Multimodal nonlinear microscopy has matured to a key imaging modality in life science and biomedicine.

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Vibrational molecular pathology

Spectral histopathology process

IR and Raman spectral imaging can distinguish between tissue types, disease types and stages, and even identify the primary tumors from spectral patterns observed in metastatic cells.

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Advanced optical trapping

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Optical tweezers are standard today. Recently, more sophisticated trapping configurations have been realized based on holographic beam shaping techniques.

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Laser diodes versus LEDs

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Blue laser diodes operated in stimulated emission offer a potential alternative to traditional solid-state lighting based on light-emitting diodes.

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Laser as Sniffer Dog for Explosives

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A new compact sensor system based on an LED pumped polymer laser detects explosive vapors quickly and sensitively.

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Entrance ticket for the Quantum World

Special Issue "Quantum Simulations"

The field of quantum simulations leads to the exciting adventure of describing and understanding the quantum world better than ever.

More Information from Raman Scattering

Hyperspectral SRS microscopy using a synchronized
time-lens source allows mapping of different cellular
contents.

Mapping of chemical contents and their spatial distribution in a complex biological environment such as cells can be achieved by a new imaging modality.

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