Photonics & Imaging

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Latest Briefs & News

This technology cancels out the vibrations of a satellite by vibrating the solar panels in the opposite direction.
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
Technology used to search for extraterrestrial life can characterize radioactive material.
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
A wildfire-preventing gel; NASA's 3D tissue models, and more.
This method could lead to the transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second.
On-Demand Webinars : Photonics/Optics
Overcoming Mediocrity in Cylindrical Laser Processing of Medical Devices

Laser processing has been used for decades to manufacture tubular medical devices, such as stents, valves, and vascular grafts. However, achieving the precision that is necessary for high-volume production is more challenging now than ever before. Driven by growth...

Researchers at Purdue University have been working to develop new technologies to help stop the spread of foodborne illnesses, which kill 3,000 people a year, by detecting them...

INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
Using Light to Put a Twist on Electrons

Some molecules, including most of the ones in living organisms, have shapes that can exist in two different mirror-image versions. The right- and left-handed versions can sometimes have different...

Final Vision Inspection (FVI) System

CyberOptics® Corporation (Minneapolis, MN) has launched the Multi-Reflection Suppression™ (MRS™)-enabled 3D MX3000 Final Vision Inspection...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators have developed a way to retrofit the transmission...

NASA’s big return to the Moon by 2024 will call for the support of small technologies – specifically, the miniature spacecraft known as CubeSats.
Perovskites

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

Technology Leaders : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Spectral Sensitivity Curves of Cameras

Different line scan prism manufacturers might compare two possible curves in their advertising and argue that the steeper flanks should enable better color reproduction with greater selectivity.

Vision-based convolutional neural network system detects phone usage, eating, and drinking.
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).
Products : Imaging
New on the Market: March 2020
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
Articles : Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: March 2020
Biodegradable batteries, solid-state ultracapacitors, and infrared camouflage.
Technology Leaders : Test & Measurement
3D Scanning Inspection
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under high pressures.
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
3D Inductor Technology Expands Microchip Capability
Using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform uses up to 100 times less chip space.