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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.
Briefs: Lighting Technology
Plasmonics is a technology that essentially traps the energy of light in groups of electrons oscillating together on a metal surface.
Issue Archive: Aerospace
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This method increases the efficiency of light-emitting diodes and other optical elements.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
These micro LEDs can be folded, twisted, cut, and stuck to different surfaces.
Tech Talks: Lighting

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...

Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2022

Breakthroughs in plastics, composites, metals, and other materials technologies are enabling exciting new applications in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive to medical. Read more in this...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Researchers have developed technology to produce next-generation composite glass for lighting LEDs and smartphone, television, and computer screens. The technology was a step forward in perovskite...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

A new, internet-connected lighting system for greenhouses could sharply reduce a farmer’s electrical bill, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.

NASA Spinoff: Lighting
NASA’s lighting research gives people on Earth better rest and helps plants grow.
Briefs: Imaging
Using ambient light, the reflective screen keeps energy consumption to a minimum.
Briefs: Lighting
This new design overcomes a long-standing LED efficiency problem and can also transform it into a laser.
Briefs: Energy
Polymer cores redirect light from any source to solar cells.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Infrared (IR) light is invisible to humans. However, some animals, such as rattlesnakes or bloodsucking bats, can perceive IR radiation and use it to find food. But even for humans, the ability to...

Application Briefs: Imaging
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Briefs: Energy
This paves the way for innovative and more energy-efficient printed electronics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
UpFront: Energy
NASA reveals winners of a CO2 conversion challenge.
Briefs: Lighting
The approach achieves near 100% light emission efficiency at all brightness levels.
INSIDER: Lighting Technology

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are an unsung hero of the lighting industry. They run efficiently, give off little heat, and last for a long time. Now scientists are looking at new materials to...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Automotive camera monitors, curved CMOS sensors, fiber lasers, and more.
Briefs: Materials
An entire 20-story concrete building could store energy like a giant battery.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Imaging
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: Semiconductors & ICs
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...

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