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Optoelectronics

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Projects and Programs

Super-Continuum Laser Solar Simulator

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

Fiber Sources and Applications

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This project aims to

Terahertz Imaging and Sources

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

Publications

Nano-opto-electro-mechanical switches operated at CMOS-level voltages

Author(s)
Christian Haffner, Andreas Joerg, Michael Doderer, Daniel Chelladurai, Felix Mayor, Comsin Ioan Roman, Yuriy Fedoryshyn, Mikael Mazur, Maurizio Burla, Henri J. Lezec, Vladimir A. Aksyuk, Juerg Leuthold
Reprogrammable optical networks that operate in symbiosis with CMOS electronics promise to advance technologies such as optical neural networks. However,

Revisiting the Photon-Drag Effect in Metal Films

Author(s)
Jared H. Strait, Glenn E. Holland, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Bojan R. Ilic, Amit K. Agrawal, Domenico Pacifici, Henri J. Lezec
The photon-drag effect, the rectified current in a medium induced by conservation of momentum of absorbed or redirected light, is a unique probe of the detailed

Gain Calibration of Current-to-Voltage Converters

Author(s)
Thomas C. Larason, Carl C. Miller
Current-to-voltage converters are used in many photometric and radiometric applications. The calibration of current- to-voltage converters at a few input

Software

On-Wafer Calibration Software

NIST Microwave Uncertainty Framework (Beta version) The NIST Microwave Uncertainty Framework provides a "drag-and-drop" toolkit for managing the

Tools and Instruments

Awards