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Device-level photonic testing

Non-invasive, multispectral characterization of integrated photonic circuits paves the way towards optical methodologies ready for industrial applications.

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Figure 1: Schematic of the ultrafast photomodulation spectroscopy set-up employed by Bruck et al.1


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