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Your destination for advances in Lighting. Design Engineers can access Technical Briefs, news in LEDs, OLEDs, Industrial Lighting, Power and Controlling LEDs. Discover new materials being introduced to improve lighting technologies.

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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This could lead to the commercial development of smart glass, with applications ranging from imaging to advanced robotics.
Briefs: Imaging
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.
Briefs: Lighting
Researchers are tapping into dynamically controlled LEDs to create a simple illumination system for 3D imaging.
Briefs: Lighting
The material could enable cheaper and more environmentally friendly displays and large-area lighting.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Invisible displays on walls and windows would be bright when turned on but invisible when turned off.
INSIDER Product: Data Acquisition

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: Packaging & Sterilization

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers evaluated commercial ultraviolet (UV) sources for viral disinfection to combat COVID-19 on land and at sea and established a...

INSIDER: Energy

Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A smartwatch that tracks medication levels, a flexible LED, and NASA's "Micro-Organ" device platform.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Creating next-generation LEDs for novel efforts like COVID-19 decontamination requires LED manufacturers to reevaluate the materials that they’re using.
Q&A: Imaging
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applications include high-speed communications, networking, and sensing.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
There’s been a race to the top among industrial LED lighting manufacturers as they scramble to squeeze the maximum possible lumens per watt (LPW) out of their products.
Articles: Test & Measurement
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Briefs: Materials
Researchers at Linköping University, together with colleagues in China, have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.
5 Ws: Materials
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This work potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.
Briefs: Materials
The AI system can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Vision-based 3D printing, network analyzers, particulate sensors, and more.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

Application Briefs: Communications
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
These thin films hold great promise for solar cells and LEDs.
Products: Lighting
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This method will enable safer fluorescent light recycling.
Articles: Imaging
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Articles: Test & Measurement

In the digital age, the measurement of rotation of a mechanical shaft on a motor or a rotating instrument knob needs to be done quickly and efficiently....

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A synthetic optical lace developed by a Cornell Ph.D. student creates a linked sensory network similar to a biological nervous system. The flexible, porous lattice structure is manufactured from...

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