Keyword: Lasers

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The optically powered machines self-assemble and could be used for nanoscale manipulation of tiny cargo.
Articles: Materials
Silicon Carbide (SiC) optics are becoming more and more prevalent in high-energy laser (HEL) designs, and manufacturers must be aware of the potential risks
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The comb detects even the smallest amounts of greenhouse gases in the air or look for disease in human breath.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Growing large-area graphene on optical substrates enables use in photonics devices.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
High-yield synthesis of carbon nanotubes is enabled via free electron laser ablation.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
These antennas dramatically increase the amount of information that can be simultaneously transmitted by a coherent light source.
Application Briefs: Materials
For applications requiring high-energy material deposition coatings, you'll need to understand how stress can impact surface figure and system performance.
Briefs: Energy
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Briefs: Automotive
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applications include remote sensing, laser spectroscopy, and gas analysis.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Movements of individual particles of light are reconstructed to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technique has applications in strain, temperature, pressure, vibration, and acoustic sensing.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
These actuators can compete with electrical and pneumatic systems.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The tiny device accurately measures acceleration in smaller navigation systems and other devices.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The system provides high tuning capability and extreme simplicity.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The marking provides easy-to-see legends on plastic buttons under widely varying illumination conditions.
Articles: Materials
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Articles: Materials
See what kinds of applications require high-precision laser glass with demanding dimensional tolerances and high-power laser coatings.
Briefs: Weapons Systems
Researcher are finding ways to estimate a target location when light gets deflected by a disordered structure.
Briefs: Wearables
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
Briefs: Aerospace
This concept could help break through the present-day data-return bottleneck in deep space missions.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Compared to a LED, the omnidirectional laser light is much brighter and better defined.
Briefs: Medical
Cancer treatment could be dramatically improved by precisely locating the edges of tumors during surgery to remove them.

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