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Alumnus Wing Kwong Publishes New Book

Optical Coding Theory with Prime has just been published by Wing Kwong, Professor of Engineering at Hofstra University. He graduated from the Lightwave Communications Laboratory with a Ph. D. in 1992. More information can be found here. A quote from the book review is included below:

IP Accelerator Fund Awarded to Photonic Layer Security

Ben Wu's work on photonic layer security has recently won an IP Accelerator Fund, and will be commercialized with engineering company Bascom Hunter. This technology allows messages to be sent in secret along fiber optic communication channels. He has also just published a 

Laser Focus World Article on Optical Steganography

Our summer intern, Nick Frost writes about his hands-on experience with optical steganography in Laser Focus World.

Post-Deadline Paper accepted at IPC

Our conference paper entitled "Graphene excitable laser for photonic spike processing," was one of several accepted at the IEEE Photonics Conference post-deadline session. It is part of our investigations in photonic spike processing.

Photonic Neuron Featured in Innovation Magazine

The photonic neuron project has been featured in Innovation Magazine with an article entitled, 'Thinking at the Speed of Light: the Photonic Neuron.' A link to the article can be found here.

Art of Science Entry Featured in Discover Magazine

"Light Eddies," an Art of Science entry created by Mitchell Nahmias, was recently featured in Discover Magazine. The diagram describes the phase space trajectories of a laser neuron.

Alex Tait and Mitchell Nahmias receive NSF Fellowships

Alex and Mitch have both been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to continue their work on photonic spike processing.

Maddie Lu appears on National Geographic television documentary

Graduate student Maddie Lu appeared on a National Geographic television documentary related to her summer internship at the NSA. Link

Bhavin Shastri receives the IEEE Photonics Society 2011 Graduate Student Fellowship

Bhavin Shastri, Visiting Student Research Collaborator under the supervision of Prof. Prucnal, has received the IEEE Photonics Society 2011 Graduate Student Fellowship, awarded on October 10 at the IEEE Photonics Conference in Arlington, Virginia. Congratulations Bhavin, we are proud of you!

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