Keyword: Test & Measurement

Photonics/​Optics

INSIDER: Imaging

Extreme miniaturization of infrared (IR) detectors is critical for their integration into next-generation consumer electronics, wearables and ultra-small satellites. Thus far, however, IR detectors have...

Application Briefs: Medical
DiaMonTech used the Ophir Pyrocam to measure and characterize all their laser developments.
Products: Test & Measurement
New products for November 2022.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Optical strain is material independent and measures the response of the integrated system, so designers can get a measure of the true response and strength of their designs.
News: Test & Measurement

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
There are multiple technologies based on the ToF concept. Generally, all of them are synchronized with a light source and estimate the distance by calculating the time taken for the light to travel from the camera to the object and then back again.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

Products: Photonics/Optics
The new products in September 2022.
5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing
As concerns rise about methane, a CU startup is working toward plugging the leaks.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers at Oxford University have used a sapphire optical fiber – a thread of industrially grown sapphire less than half a millimeter thick – that can withstand...

INSIDER: Research Lab

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s expertise in developing high-energy lasers is being tapped to provide a key component of a major upgrade to SLAC National...

Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Any space, enclosed or open, can be vulnerable to the dispersal of harmful airborne biological agents. Silent and near-invisible, these bioagents can sicken or kill living things before...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

When thirsty residents of a permanent community on the Moon take a swig of fresh water brought in from the lunar south pole, they’ll be enjoying the benefits of a 30-pound spacecraft...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Inside every cellphone is a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an essential role in cellphone communication. Buffeted by...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
What began as a research tool to collect aerodynamic data from research aircraft is now solving technical challenges for NASA.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have succeeded in creating an experimental model of an elusive kind of fundamental particle called a skyrmion in a beam of light. The breakthrough...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Self-flying drones and autonomous taxis that can safely operate in fog may sound futuristic, but new research at Sandia National Laboratories’ fog facility is bringing the...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
The main Photonics West exhibition opens on Tuesday, January 25.
Products: Materials
Fiber laser machinery, polishing pitch, beam collimators, and more.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

After the optical frequency comb made its debut as a ruler for light, spinoffs followed, including the “astrocomb” to measure starlight and a radar-like comb system to...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create...

Products: Imaging
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technique has applications in strain, temperature, pressure, vibration, and acoustic sensing.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

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