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31. Hybrid gap modes induced by fiber taper waveguides: application in spectroscopy of single solid-state emitters deposited on thin films.
Topic: Optics
Published: 5/24/2010
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We show, via simulations, that an optical fiber taper waveguide may be an efficient spectroscopy tool for single emitters, such as single molecules or colloidal quantum dots, deposited on the surface of a thin dielectric membrane. The fiber-membra ...

32. Implementation of generalized quantum measurements for unambiguous discrimination of multiple nonorthogonal coherent states
Topic: Optics
Published: 6/18/2013
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: Generalized quantum measurements can perform perfect discrimination of nonorthogonal states by allowing for inconclusive results, task which is impossible performing only measurements with definite outcomes. We demonstrate the realization of genera ...

33. Infrared time domain spectroscopy with synchronized frequency combs
Topic: Optics
Published: 1/29/2010
Authors: Nathan Reynolds Newbury, Ian R Coddington, William C Swann
Abstract: We describe a frequency-comb based system for time-domain spectroscopy in the near infrared. Our configuration implements synchronous, repetitive sampling of the time domain signature for real-time coherent signal averaging and improved signal-to-noi ...

34. Introduction to special issue on single-photon technologies
Topic: Optics
Published: 3/10/2011
Authors: Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov, Jingyun Fan, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Jessica Cheung
Abstract: This special issue accompanies the 4th international conference on single-photon technologies held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Boulder in November 2009. This community has met every two years at national metrology ins ...

35. Iron Optical Constants and Reflectance Spectroscopy of Planetary Surfacers
Topic: Optics
Published: 3/1/2010
Authors: David Blewett, Nhan V Nguyen, Oleg A Kirillov, Samuel Lawrence

36. Measurement of the optical properties of solid biomedical phantoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Topic: Optics
Published: 3/6/2015
Authors: Paul Lemaillet, David W Allen, Jeeseong Hwang
Abstract: Solid phantoms that serve as a proxy for human tissue and provide a convenient test subject for optical medical imaging devices. In order to determine quantitative performance of a given system, the absolute optical properties of the subject mus ...

37. Molecular spectroscopy with frequency combs
Topic: Optics
Published: 3/1/2010
Author: Ian R Coddington
Abstract: Pulsed femtosecond frequency combs are rapidly developing as a powerful spectroscopic tool. As a spectroscopic source stabilized frequency combs potentially offer broad spectral coverage, near perfect frequency accuracy, low timing jitter and broadb ...

38. Mueller matrix bidirectional reflectance distribution function measurements and modeling of diffuse reflectance standards
Topic: Optics
Published: 4/20/2011
Authors: Thomas Avery Germer, Heather J Patrick
Abstract: We measure the Mueller matrix bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) of pressed and sintered powdered polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) reflectance standards for an incident angle of 75°. Rotationally averaged Mueller matrices from the m ...

39. Nanoscale Imaging of Photocurrent and Efficiency in CdTe Solar Cells
Topic: Optics
Published: 10/15/2014
Authors: Leite Marina, maxim abashin, Henri J Lezec, anthony gianfrancesco, Talin Alec, Nikolai B Zhitenev
Abstract: The local collection characteristics of grain interiors and grain boundaries in thin film CdTe polycrystalline solar cells are investigated using scanning photocurrent microscopy. The carriers are locally generated by light injected through a small ...

40. Phase sensitive parametric optical metrology: Exploring the limits of 3-dimensional optical metrology
Topic: Optics
Published: 4/4/2012
Authors: Richard M Silver, Jing Qin, Bryan M Barnes, Hui Zhou, Ronald G Dixson, Francois R. Goasmat
Abstract: There has been much recent work in developing advanced optical metrology applications that use imaging optics for critical dimension measurements, defect detection and for potential use with in-die metrology applications. Sensitivity to nanometer sca ...

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