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Briefs: Energy
Wireless Charging of Moving Electric Vehicles

If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles....

Products: Test & Measurement
New Products: January 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology

High-Speed Cameras

iX Cameras (Woburn, MA and Rochford, UK) has added a new, value-priced camera to the...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Innovators Recognized for "Creating the Future"

The Create the Future Design Contest has helped stimulate and reward engineering innovation over the past 16 years, drawing...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: October 2017

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Choosing a Light and Color Measurement System for LEDs

LED-based lighting and display systems are becoming increasingly popular due to their low cost, flexibility, and...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics
Researchers Craft New Material That Could Improve LED Screens

Researchers working at the Ultrafast Laser Lab at the University of Kansas successfully created a new bilayer...

On-Demand Webinars: Lighting
Using UVC LEDs to Reduce the Spread of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs)

According to FDA, contact with infected objects and medical devices is a leading cause of healthcare associated infections (HAIs). Reducing HAIs by better understanding...

News: Materials
Glowing Crystals Cleanse Contaminated Drinking Water

Motivated by public hazards associated with contaminated sources of drinking water, a group of scientists has successfully developed and tested tiny, glowing crystals that detect and trap...

News: Medical
Light Tames Lethal Heart Disorders

Using high-tech human heart models and mouse experiments, scientists at Johns Hopkins and Germany’s University of Bonn have shown that beams of light could replace electric shocks in patients reeling from a...

News: Lighting
New Phosphors and Next-Generation Lighting

Researchers from KU Leuven in Belgium, the University of Strasbourg, and CNRS have discovered a new phosphor that could make next-generation fluorescent and LED lighting even cheaper and more efficient....

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA’s Pressure-Sensitive Paint Tests Aircraft Designs

NASA’s bright pink Pressure-Sensitive Paint (PSP) is helping to test new aircraft designs. A thin coat of PSP is sprayed onto the model that will be tested in the wind tunnel and allowed...

Spinoff: Aerospace
LED Lighting Enables Better Sleep and Wake Cycles

Because NASA is planning for future visits to distant locations like Mars, the agency is researching how to grow plants in...

Products: Lighting
940nm VCSEL Array

Princeton Optronics (Mercerville, NJ) has introduced high-power (8W) 940nm VCSEL arrays for illumination applications. These arrays have an efficiency of...

Products: Lighting
Open Frame, XY Linear-Motor Stage

Aerotech’s (Pittsburgh, PA) PlanarDLA integrated, open-frame stages have high dynamics and exceptional geometric performance in a...

Products: Lighting
Intelligent Room Controller

Hubbell Building Automation (Austin, TX) has launched an intelligent lighting control that simplifies installation with auto-configuration. The...

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