Keyword: Test & Measurement

Photonics/​Optics

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

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: Photonics/Optics
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: Electronics & Computers
Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
INSIDER: Imaging

When SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule splashed down off the Florida coast in August following its first crewed mission, the two astronauts inside could not exit the capsule...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

IR and UV Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has released Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Wedged Windows, which are ideal for infrared (IR) applications, and TECHSPEC® Calcium...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Bandpass Filters

MidOpt® (Palatine, IL) introduced the BP450 Indigo Bandpass and the BN450 Narrow Indigo Bandpass, two new filters designed for multi-application use. The...

INSIDER Product: Lighting

Spectrophotometer for a Microscope

CRAIC Technologies (San Dimas, CA) has introduced the 508 PV™ UV-visible-NIR spectrophotometer for your microscope. The 508 Perfect...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed the world’s smallest ultrasound detector. Based on...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Laser light induces ultrasonic vibrations in a sample that can be used to image cells, blood vessels, and tissues.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Just as a meter stick with hundreds of tick marks can be used to measure distances with great precision, a device known as a laser frequency comb, with its...

Blog: Photonics/Optics
A reader asks our NASA expert: "What kind of redundancy is built into the Mars 2020 rover?"
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Traditional digital cameras are comprised of an image sensor, typically either a Charge-Coupled Device (CCD), or, more commonly Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS). In either case,...

Blog: Photonics/Optics
Infrared Spectrometer

Scientists at Stanford University and Japan's National Institute of Informatics have created a new highly sensitive infrared spectrometer. The device converts light from the infrared part of the spectrum to the visible part, where the availability of superior optical detectors results in strongly improved sensing...