OPTICS & PHOTONICS Researchers examine the interactive effect of implicit and explicit gender biases on scientific hiring committees, finding that fewer women are promoted when decision-makers deny bias exists.
OPTICS & PHOTONICS Team of U.K. chemists devises a low-cost, environmentally friendly approach to deposition of patterned copper and silver, a possible boon to next-gen flexible photovoltaics.
OPTICS & PHOTONICS “Nautilus” concept devised by U.S. astronomers and optical scientists would replace costly mirror-based space telescopes with a distributed array based on diffractive optics.
OPTICS & PHOTONICS Elastomer core-cladding fiber structure, with embedded upconversion nanoparticles, could provide a platform for developing wearable monitors for health care.
OPTICS & PHOTONICS Research groups develop ultrasensitive detector and quantum cascade laser for THz band that eliminate need for cryogenic cooling, expanding application flexibility.
OPTICS & PHOTONICS Researchers propose a method that would use nanophotonic structures to embed artificial intelligence and image-recognition capabilities into clear glass.