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Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

May 27, 2022

Compared to long, tedious hours of scanning by undergraduates, a breakthrough technology can detect monolayers with 99.9 percent accuracy—in far less time and at a fraction of the cost.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Institute of Optics expands graduate recruitment amid soaring national demand

Institute of Optics expands graduate recruitment amid soaring national demand

February 24, 2022

Two new awards will help the University of Rochester address a pressing need for highly trained PhD graduates and prepare a more diverse pipeline of optics professionals.

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International vision association honors Susana Marcos

International vision association honors Susana Marcos

February 4, 2022

The Center for Visual Science director has been elected a Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

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Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

January 26, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has recognized Nicholas Bigelow and Michael Scott for their distinguished efforts to advance science.

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A cure for blindness? A next-generation solar concentrator?

A cure for blindness? A next-generation solar concentrator?

December 7, 2021

Two new Rochester fellows of the National Academy of Inventors take aim at transformative discoveries in the world of optics.

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Andrew Berger honored for novel ways to monitor biological cells and tissues

Andrew Berger honored for novel ways to monitor biological cells and tissues

December 2, 2021

The Rochester optics professor has been elected a fellow of Optica, the international society for optics and photonics.

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Joseph Eberly honored as a ‘true visionary’ in optics

Joseph Eberly honored as a ‘true visionary’ in optics

November 23, 2021

Joseph Eberly, the Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics and a professor of optics, is recognized for pioneering contributions to quantum optics theory.

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Tiny chip provides a big boost in precision optics

Tiny chip provides a big boost in precision optics

November 12, 2021

Researchers at the Institute of Optics for first time distill novel interferometry into a photonic device.

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Rochester researchers set ‘ultrabroadband’ record with entangled photons

Rochester researchers set ‘ultrabroadband’ record with entangled photons

October 28, 2021

Engineers have taken advantage of the quantum entanglement phenomenon to generate unprecedented bandwidth and brightness on chip-sized nanophotonic devices.

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