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Engineers developed soft devices containing algae that glow when under mechanical stress —perfect for building soft robots.
Briefs: Lighting
The OLEDs are fabricated onto temporary tattoo paper and transferred to a new surface by being pressed onto it and dabbed with water.
Briefs: Materials
But they’re not yet small enough to compete in computing and other applications where electric circuits continue to reign.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Existing infrastructure still relies on many electrical signal processing components embedded inside fiber optic networks.
Briefs: Lighting Technology
Tests showed the metalens they made could focus its 197-nanometer output onto a spot measuring 1.7 microns in diameter, increasing the power density of the light output by 21 times.
Briefs: Lighting Technology
Plasmonics is a technology that essentially traps the energy of light in groups of electrons oscillating together on a metal surface.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method increases the efficiency of light-emitting diodes and other optical elements.
Briefs: Wearables
These micro LEDs can be folded, twisted, cut, and stuck to different surfaces.
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Discover the Bivar Design Advantage

Light pipes yield an effective, easy to use, and attractive end product.

Q&A: Photonics/Optics
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Application Briefs: Lighting
There’s been a race to the top among industrial LED lighting manufacturers as they scramble to squeeze the maximum possible lumens per watt (LPW) out of their products.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
INSIDER: Lighting Technology

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...

Briefs: Energy

Researchers devised a method in which running a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed was able to cool another device nanometers away. They harnessed the chemical potential...

NASA Spinoff: Imaging

Rocket engine testing requires a lot of light since all tests are filmed with high-speed cameras to monitor performance; however, those cameras have to adjust to the bright plume from a firing...

Articles: Test & Measurement

The ability to automatically extract information from digital images opens many doors for manufacturers striving to cut costs, improve quality, and streamline their processes overall. The primary...

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Trilinear Line Scan Cameras

Teledyne e2v (Milpitas, CA) has announced its next generation of line scan cameras — the high-resolution ELiiXA+ trilinear color range. These new 8k pixel cameras are suited for industrial...

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High-performing lithium-ion batteries are a key component of laptops, smart phones, and electric vehicles. Currently, the anodes, or negative charged side of lithium-ion...

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The prototype kilogram is the unit of mass upon which the weight of a kilo is based. And it’s becoming increasingly lighter. The reason for this, however, is unknown. Now researchers...

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As much as we complain about air travel, the fact is, flying has gotten considerably cheaper, safer, faster, and even greener, over the last 60 years.

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Lawrence Livermore National Lab researchers have become the first to 3D-print aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites, opening the door to greater control and optimization of the...

Products: Robotics, Automation & Control

Piezoconcept (Lyon, France) offers the Hybrid System, an integrated positioning system for use with any standard inverted optical microscope. It combines a manual micrometer-driven, two-axis, linear motion stage with...

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Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O) (Santa Ana, CA) announced the customization of two thin-film optical components for a high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accessory developed by Avotec, Inc....

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The arrival of a thin, lightweight computer that even rolls up like a piece of paper will not be in the far distant future. Flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), built upon a plastic...

Articles: Lighting Technology

The most common, and cost-effective, method of delivering white light from an LED is to combine a blue “pump” LED source under a layer of phosphor or phosphor blends to achieve the desired spectrum. While there...

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For more than half a century, the semiconductor industry has been governed by a commonly known principle described as Moore’s Law. This “law” predicts that through technological advancement a...

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Highly regarded for their maintenance-free, energy-efficient operation, and environmental friendliness in a wide range of industrial applications, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions are quickly becoming a...

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Partly due to rising environmental concerns and the increasing cost of energy, the industrialized world is now replacing billions of conventional incandescent light fixtures. While a significant...