Keyword: Mirrors

Photonics/​Optics

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Growing large-area graphene on optical substrates enables use in photonics devices.
Briefs: Materials
Fano Resonance Optical Coatings (FROCs) can both transmit and reflect the same color simultaneously.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Twelve years ago, physicists turned on the first x-ray laser, and since then it and several others around the world have proved themselves revolutionary probes of...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Labsphere, Inc. announced plans to locate a Field Line of sight Automated Radiance Exposure (FLARE) testing site at Arizona State University's (ASU) Polytechnic campus as...

NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Professor Qiaoqiang Gan of the University at Buffalo (NY) and his team developed a unique two-in-one system that uses solar energy for simultaneously cooling and heating — without electricity.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This device fits on a computer chip but can analyze infrared light in the same way as a conventional spectrometer.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Compared to a LED, the omnidirectional laser light is much brighter and better defined.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
The camera collects the spatial and spectral information required for self-driving cars, machine vision, corrosion detection, and other applications.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Once installed at Las Campanas Observatory in the Chilean Andes, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will introduce incredible opportunities for astrophysics.
Products: Imaging
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Traditional spark plugs are replaced by an optical pumping source.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Make sure the polished optic meets the requirement of a particular application.
Articles: Lighting
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
Technology Leaders: Nanotechnology
Highly technical glass-ceramic delivers optical precision at nanometer scale.
Products: Imaging
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The process provides a cost-effective solution for applications in space-based imaging systems, military reconnaissance, and satellite and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Since 1998, almost 2,000 shoebox-sized satellites known as CubeSats have been launched into space. Due to their small frame and the fact that they can be made from off-the-shelf...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Nanolaminate Membranes as Cylindrical Telescope Reflectors

A document discusses a proposal to use axially stretched metal nanolaminate membranes as lightweight parabolic cylindrical reflectors in the Dual Anamorphic Reflector Telescope (DART) — a planned spaceborne telescope in which the cylindrical reflectors would be arranged to obtain a...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

An optoelectronic system senses rotational and translational misalignment between two objects. The system might be used in such diverse applications as aligning construction equipment, mating parts of...

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