Featured article: Experimental identification of unique angular dependent scattering behavior of nanoparticles

SEM morphologies and wavelength dependent angular resolved scattering behavior of nanostructures © G. Yin et al. 2017

G. Yin and team study the scattering behavior of random and periodic silver as well as periodic polysterene nanoparticles. The angular-resolved measurements reveal the different scattering properties of the three nanoparticles.

Featured article: Focal plane model for flat refractive geometry

© G. W. Mann and S. J. Eckels 2017

Flow visualization techniques determine the measurement volume by the focal plane. Understanding how the focal plane moves in reference to the camera is then necessary when planar interfaces are present between the two. G. W. Mann and S. J. Eckels propose a simple, accurate relationship between focal plane location and the number and location of planar interfaces.

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Rapid progress in optics and photonics has broadened its application enormously into many branches, including information and communication technology, security, sensing, bio- and medical sciences, healthcare and chemistry.

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