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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.

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

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.
Articles: Lighting
A smartwatch that tracks medication levels, a flexible LED, and NASA's "Micro-Organ" device platform.
Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
Products: Photonics/Optics
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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.
Briefs: Lighting
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: Energy
This work potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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: Test & Measurement
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Products: Lighting
Perovskites

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

Application Briefs: Internet of Things
Facility managers, real estate owners, as well as commercial and industrial businesses are looking to deploy IoT.
Briefs: Lighting
These thin films hold great promise for solar cells and LEDs.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
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: Photonics/Optics

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...

Articles: Imaging
Each passing year, machine vision is finding its way into applications that were not commercially feasible — and in some cases, impossible.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Data Recorder

DATAQ® Instruments, Akron, OH, announced the DI-4718B data recorder for applications that require signal conditioning. It can accommodate up to eight DI-8B-style amplifiers for...

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