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Briefs: Lighting
An entire 20-story concrete building could store energy like a giant battery.
Briefs: Materials
This could lead to the commercial development of smart glass, with applications ranging from imaging to advanced robotics.
Briefs: Energy
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: Photonics/Optics
The material could enable cheaper and more environmentally friendly displays and large-area lighting.
Briefs: Imaging
Invisible displays on walls and windows would be bright when turned on but invisible when turned off.
INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics

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: Medical

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: Materials

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: Semiconductors & ICs
A smartwatch that tracks medication levels, a flexible LED, and NASA's "Micro-Organ" device platform.
Application Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Creating next-generation LEDs for novel efforts like COVID-19 decontamination requires LED manufacturers to reevaluate the materials that they’re using.
Q&A: Photonics/Optics
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Communications
Applications include high-speed communications, networking, and sensing.
Application Briefs: Lighting
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: Lighting
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
Products: Imaging
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
Briefs: Lighting
This work potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.
Briefs: Energy
The AI system can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Vision-based 3D printing, network analyzers, particulate sensors, and more.
Articles: Motion Control
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Products: Connectivity
Perovskites

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

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Briefs: Materials
These thin films hold great promise for solar cells and LEDs.
Products: Lighting
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Briefs: Lighting Technology
This method will enable safer fluorescent light recycling.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Articles: Motion Control

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....

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