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Webinars : Medical
A Review of Ionizing Radiation Sterilization Modalities

The use of high-energy ionizing radiation for sterilization purposes is an established and proven method for the inactivation of microorganisms on healthcare, food, and general industrial products. Several ionizing radiation modality options are available including gamma, electron beam, and...

Question of the Week : Green Design & Manufacturing
Do you Like the Idea of Fungi-Inspired Design?

Our lead INSIDER story today demonstrated the potential of fungi as a building material. Aside from supporting theoretical space habitats, fungal mycelia have been used to create actual chairs and 2x4 structures. What do you think? Do you Like the Idea of Fungi-Inspired Design?

INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
New Products: January 2020 Photonics & Imaging Insider
New Products: January 2020 Photonics & Imaging Insider

SWIR Camera

Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) (Monmouth Junction, NJ) will be introducing its new compact MVCam series shortwave-infrared (SWIR) and...

New Products: January 2020 Photonics & Imaging Insider
INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
Simulated Image Demonstrates Power of Nasa's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope
Simulated Image Demonstrates Power of Nasa's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope

Imagine a fleet of 100 Hubble Space Telescopes, deployed in a strategic space-invader-shaped array a million miles from Earth, scanning the universe at warp...

Simulated Image Demonstrates Power of Nasa's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope
INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
Laser Pulse Creates Frequency Doubling in Amorphous Dielectric Material
Laser Pulse Creates Frequency Doubling in Amorphous Dielectric Material

Researchers have demonstrated a new all-optical technique for creating robust second-order nonlinear effects in materials that don’t normally support them. Using a...

Laser Pulse Creates Frequency Doubling in Amorphous Dielectric Material
INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
Tests Measure Solar Panel Performance Beyond Established Standards
Tests Measure Solar Panel Performance Beyond Established Standards

Photovoltaics used in solar panels are sensitive to environmental factors and often suffer degradation over time. International Electrotechnical Commission standards for...

Tests Measure Solar Panel Performance Beyond Established Standards
On-Demand Webinars : Software
Modeling Interactions in Energy-Based Medical Devices Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

If you are interested in learning how to design, simulate, and prototype energy-based medical devices, then tune into this 60-minute Webinar featuring guest speaker Daniel Smith from Emphysys.

Question of the Week : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Would You Cook with ‘Julia?’

Last week, we highlighted five CES 2020 technologies that are adding intelligence to everyday aspects of the home. One featured “Smart Home” technology included “Julia,” an all-in-one cooker that performs a variety of kitchen tasks: chopping, whisking, steaming, weighing ingredients, and even kneading...

Tech Talks : Materials
Cassette-S4: Advanced Sealing for Extreme Off-Highway Conditions

In today’s mobile machinery markets, equipment that offers long-term reliability and power is key to industrial success. Whether cultivating crops in flooded fields or digging foundations in rock-hard ground, agricultural and construction machinery is routinely exposed to...

Question of the Week : Aerospace
Would You Ride in a Flying Car?

A flying car, also known as a rotable aircraft, is something that inventors have been dreaming about for a very long time. Stuck in traffic? Just take-off and get out of there.

Blog : Aerospace
CES 2020: NASA Arrives, Ready to Partner Up
CES 2020: NASA Arrives, Ready to Partner Up
NASA came to CES with a message: We're going back to the Moon, and we'll need help from industry to do it.
CES 2020: NASA Arrives, Ready to Partner Up
Blog : Aerospace
CES 2020: The Pegasus Flying Car Takes Off…Quietly
CES 2020: The Pegasus Flying Car Takes Off…Quietly
Stuck in traffic? The Pegasus flying car can get you out of there.
CES 2020: The Pegasus Flying Car Takes Off…Quietly