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Briefs: Photonics/Optics

A wavelength of visible light is about 1,000 times larger than an electron, so the way the two affect each other is limited by that disparity. Now, researchers have come up with a way to...

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Briefs: Imaging
Researchers are tapping into dynamically controlled LEDs to create a simple illumination system for 3D imaging.
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INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers have developed a new light-based computing scheme that uses a photonic integrated circuit to reduce the energy necessary for cryptocurrency and...

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Application Briefs: Lighting
Manufacturers can meet industry requirements thanks to the exact inspection of the individual components that is continuously improved using AI.
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Briefs: Design
The new robot, developed by engineers at the University of Waterloo, uses ultraviolet (UV) light and magnetic force to move on any surface, even up walls and across ceilings.
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Briefs: Lighting
The ability to control light using a semiconductor device could allow low-power, relatively inexpensive sources like LEDs or flashlight bulbs to replace more powerful laser beams in new technologies.
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Blog: Imaging
Physicists achieved optical switching of a light signal at attosecond speeds to reach previously unattainable data transfer speeds.
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Products: Energy
See what's new, including a new series of ultra-miniature isolated single and dual-output high voltage DC-DC converters and new line of industrial interconnects.
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White Papers: Lighting
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ACRYLITE® Molding Compounds Ensure the Taillights of the DS 4 Shine Like Diamonds Which Last Forever

The unusual taillight clusters of the imposing DS 4 hatchback from the French premium brand DS Automobiles are reminiscent of a sparkling...

Blog: Lighting
Light-emitting diode (LED) solid-state lighting technology offers low power consumption and cost, small size, and a long lifespan. Plus, it’s environmentally friendly.
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Application Briefs: Lighting Technology
Commercial buildings are responsible for roughly 18 percent of the total energy consumed in this country.
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INSIDER: Imaging

The way electrons interact with photons of light is a key part of many modern technologies, from lasers to solar panels to LEDs. But the interaction is inherently a weak one because of a...

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Briefs: Lighting
To overcome the limitations of using cleaning agents, sprays, or bulky high-cost sterilizing systems, NASA developed the Ultraviolet Germicidal Door Handle.
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Briefs: Imaging
The imaging system tested in NASA wind tunnels can reduce or eliminate shadows that occur when using many existing BOS and photogrammetric measurement systems.
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INSIDER: Lighting

An interdisciplinary team from Hokkaido University’s Engineering and Agriculture departments and the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD) has...

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Blog: Lighting Technology
Engineers developed soft devices containing algae that glow when under mechanical stress —perfect for building soft robots.
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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.
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Briefs: Materials
But they’re not yet small enough to compete in computing and other applications where electric circuits continue to reign.
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Technology Leaders: Lighting
Existing infrastructure still relies on many electrical signal processing components embedded inside fiber optic networks.
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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.
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Products: Lighting
The new products in September 2022.
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Briefs: Lighting
The ability to emit light also brings these microscale robots, which weigh barely more than a paper clip, one step closer to flying on their own outside the lab.
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Briefs: Lighting
A new way to unprint paper uses intense pulsed light from a xenon lamp.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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.
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Briefs: Lighting Technology
Plasmonics is a technology that essentially traps the energy of light in groups of electrons oscillating together on a metal surface.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method increases the efficiency of light-emitting diodes and other optical elements.
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Briefs: Lighting Technology
These micro LEDs can be folded, twisted, cut, and stuck to different surfaces.
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Tech Talks: Lighting
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Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have received much attention over the last couple of decades as a potential replacement for traditional white light sources such as incandescent and fluorescent lamps. Their...

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