News 2004

PHOTONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: ARROW principle yields fluid-core waveguides --

"A desire to optically detect molecules one at one time has led researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz), and at Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) to collaboratively develop micron-scale single-mode integrated optical waveguides with fluid or gas cores based on the antiresonant-reflecting-optical-waveguide (ARROW) principle."

Read more at Laser Focus World Article


Y. engineers are zooming in on cancer --

"BYU engineers have developed an instrument that measures the electronic properties of material and could be used to differentiate cancer from healthy tissue."

Read more at Deseret News


Now you see it: new BYU scientific instrument peers into the unknown --

"A new scientific instrument developed by Brigham Young University engineers, which could be used to identify cancerous tissue in patients more accurately than with present tests, creates black and white images that reveal previously unseen aspects of objects under scrutiny."

Read more at BYU News Article