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 On-Demand Webinars : Imaging
Innovative Approach for Ultrahigh-Speed Machine Vision

This 30-minute Webinar looks at an innovative approach to ultrahigh-speed digital imaging.

 Products : Photonics/Optics
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Blue Pulsed Laser Diode Module

OSI Laser Diode (LDI) (Edison, NJ) launched a blue 450-nm pulsed laser diode module that includes an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection...

 Photonics & Imaging Technology : Photonics/Optics
Using Light Waves to Enable Ultrafast Quantum Computing

Jigang Wang patiently explained his latest discovery in quantum control that could lead to superfast computing based on quantum mechanics. He mentioned light-induced superconductivity...

 Photonics & Imaging Technology : Photonics/Optics
How to Bend Light Waves in the Right Place

In free space, the light wave of a laser beam spreads on an exactly straight line. Under certain circumstances, however, a much more complicated behavior occurs. If the movement of the wave is...

 INSIDER : Lighting Technology
Russian Engineers Prepare to ‘Light Up’ a Lamp Revolution

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have designed and tested a prototype...

 On-Demand Webinars : Aerospace
Game-Changing Interconnect Technology for Space Exploration

This 30-minute Webinar is serving as the launch of a new state-of-the-art interconnect system for OEMs and design engineers. It will examine the latest disruptive technology that combines the benefits of fiber with the ease and reliability of copper for space, military, and aerospace...

 Question of the Week : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will ‘4D Knitting’ Lead to Better Robots and Wearables?

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have demonstrated "4D knitting. The computationally-controlled machines are being used to make a variety of soft textile objects.

 On-Demand Webinars : Materials
Developing Higher Density Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Developing better materials for lithium-ion batteries requires a variety of analytical methods and evaluation materials, as well as a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in charge/discharge cycles. This 30-minute Webinar discusses the different analytical techniques used...

 Blog : Aerospace
Answering Your Questions: Are Military Standards Influencing Commercial UAV?
A reader asks our industry expert: Will air taxis be influenced by military UAV standards?
 Articles : Wearables
The Sensors Behind the GEN II Wearable Device

The population is aging and more people need healthcare support, which is having a big impact on the overall cost of medical care. As a result, authorities and health insurance companies are...

 Briefs : Test & Measurement
More Sensitive Measurement of Semiconductor Material Quality

Accurately measuring semiconductor properties of materials in small volumes helps engineers determine the range of applications for which these materials may be suitable in the...

 Briefs : Materials
Fuel Cell Technology Runs on Solid Carbon

Whereas hydrogen fuel cells (e.g., proton exchange membrane (PEM) and other fuel cells) generate electricity from the chemical reaction between pure hydrogen and oxygen, direct carbon fuel cells...

 Briefs : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fabricating Nanochips via Thermal Lithography

A process for fabricating atom-thin processors can be used to produce at the nanoscale for smaller and faster semiconductors.

 Who's Who : Software
Q&A: Power Anomalies Detect Malware in Embedded Systems

Aydin Aysu, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he helped develop a technique for detecting micro-architecture malware that uses a system’s architecture to thwart traditional security...

 Briefs : Test & Measurement
Smartphone Test Spots Poisoned Water Risk

Researchers have developed a biosensor that attaches to a smartphone and uses bacteria to detect unsafe arsenic levels. The device generates easy-to-interpret patterns similar to volume-bars that display the level of contamination.

 Briefs : Energy
Supergel System Cleans Radioactively Contaminated Structures

A system was developed that can remove radioactive cesium contamination from porous structures such as brick and concrete that are hard to clean, as well as contamination from...

 Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Hybrid Transformer

Researchers have developed a hybrid transformer that has the benefit of a full planar transformer design but uses a wire-wound secondary winding to keep the parasitic winding capacitances lower. Alone, planar transformers...