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51. Rapid, high resolution frequency comb measurements
Topic: Optics
Published: 2/13/2011
Authors: Ian R Coddington, Fabrizio Raphael Giorgetta, Esther Baumann, William C Swann, Nathan Reynolds Newbury
Abstract: Frequency combs serve as an extremely high accuracy reference across broad portions of the optical spectrum. Dual frequency combs harness this accuracy and allow for fast and highly flexible measurements of passive and active sources.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907399

52. SCATMECH: Polarized Light Scattering C++ Class Library and the Modeled Integrated Scattering Tool (MIST)
Topic: Optics
Published: 1/15/2015
Author: Thomas Avery Germer
Abstract: SCATMECH is an object-oriented C++ class library developed to distribute models for light scattering applications. Included in the library are models for diffuse surface scattering that predict the bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRD ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917435

53. Si3N4 optomechanical crystals in the resolved-sideband regime
Topic: Optics
Published: 1/27/2014
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Serkan Ates, Yuxiang Liu, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We demonstrate sideband-resolved Si3N4 optomechanical crystals supporting 105 quality factor optical modes at 980 nm, coupled to approximately 4 GHz frequency mechanical modes with quality factors of approximately 3000. Optomechanical electromagneti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914944

54. Single-Photon Propagation Time through Dielectric Bandgaps: Large Variation Due to Small Structural Changes
Topic: Optics
Published: 2/1/2010
Authors: Natalia Borjemscaia Rutter, Sergey V Polyakov, Paul D Lett, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: The transit times of photons traveling through opaque barriers such as dielectric stacks exhibit the Hartman saturation effect. This saturation of the transit time is quite sensitive to the addition of a single dielectric layers, even onto an alread ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901549

55. Single-Photon Sources and Detectors Book: Chapter 1: Introduction
Topic: Optics
Published: 11/29/2013
Authors: Joshua C Bienfang, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: In the beginning there was light. And it was good. Not long thereafter people began to look for a comprehensive understanding of its nature. While the publication record starts o a little spotty, in the fth century BC the Greek philosopher Empedocl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914574

56. Slot-mode-coupled optomechanical crystals
Topic: Optics
Published: 10/22/2012
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Jasper Chan, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Oskar Painter, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We design a cavity optomechanical system in which a localized GHz frequency mechanical mode of a nanobeam resonator is evanescently coupled to a high quality factor (Q > 10^6) optical mode of a separate nanobeam optical cavity. Using separate nanobea ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911673

57. Speckle phase noise in coherent laser ranging: fundamental precision limitations
Topic: Optics
Published: 8/8/2014
Authors: Esther Baumann, Jean-Daniel Deschenes, Fabrizio Raphael Giorgetta, William C Swann, Ian R Coddington, Nathan Reynolds Newbury
Abstract: Frequency-modulated continuous-wave laser detection and ranging (FMCW LADAR) measures the range to a surface through coherent detection of the backscattered light from a frequency-swept laser source. The ultimate limit to the range precision of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915862

58. Spectral homogenization techniques for the hyperspectral image projector
Topic: Optics
Published: 5/15/2015
Authors: Joseph Paul Rice, Logan E. Hillberry
Abstract: In an effort to improve technology for performance testing and calibration of multispectral and hyperspectral imagers, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been developing a Hyperspectral Image Projector (HIP) capable of proj ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918476

59. Spectral response and characterization of a high-efficiency upconvertor for single-photon-level detection
Topic: Optics
Published: 10/18/2013
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Oliver T Slattery, Yong-Su Kim, Jason S. Pelc, M. M. Fejer, Xiao Tang
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914453

60. Spectral response of an upconversion detector and spectrometer
Topic: Optics
Published: 9/17/2013
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Oliver T Slattery, Yong-Su Kim, Jason S. Pelc, M. M. Fejer, Xiao Tang
Abstract: We theoretically and experimentally investigate the spectral response of an upconversion detector and discuss implications for its use as an infrared spectrometer. Upconversion detection is based on high-conversion-efficiency sum-frequency generation ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914034



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