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News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Though medical ultrasound imaging technology has been in use since the mid-20th century, ultrasound technology capable of imaging patients over a longer term have been out of...

News: Test & Measurement

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

INSIDER: Imaging

An ultrathin invention could make future computing, sensing and encryption technologies remarkably smaller and more powerful by helping scientists control a strange but...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes

OSI Optoelectronics (Hawthorne, CA) has introduced infrared-sensitive, pigtail-packaged High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes with active areas of 75...

Products: Power
New on the market in September 2022.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Existing infrastructure still relies on many electrical signal processing components embedded inside fiber optic networks.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
The size and complexity of lens systems can be reduced through flat optics that are based on pioneering meta optical elements (MOEs).
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
There are multiple technologies based on the ToF concept. Generally, all of them are synchronized with a light source and estimate the distance by calculating the time taken for the light to travel from the camera to the object and then back again.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Because laser crystals are sensitive optical components and are often used with high-power lasers, depositing the correct coatings onto them without introducing any defects is essential.
Products: Communications
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Inducing TR in a battery cell allows engineers to test and improve the safety performance of overheated batteries that can potentially catch fire or explode.
Products: Photonics/Optics

The compact optoNCDT 1420LL laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon, Ortenburg, Germany, perform precise distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. The sensor projects a small...

Articles: Energy
This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The quantum gravity gradiometer was used to find a tunnel buried outdoors in real-world conditions one meter below the ground surface.
Application Briefs: Design
Scientists analyzed the stability of the collaborative system based on speed and accuracy, as well as the conditions required for successfully performing tasks from geometric, force, and posture viewpoints.
Briefs: Medical
MediSCAPE is a highspeed 3D microscope capable of capturing images of tissue structures that could guide surgeons to navigate tumors and their boundaries without needing to remove tissues and wait for pathology results.
Briefs: Materials
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.
Briefs: Connectivity
It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.
NASA Spinoff: Photonics/Optics
Eye surgery patients on Earth are benefiting from early research on the NASA’s James Webb Telescope’s enormous mirrors.
Issue Archive: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These latest nanostructured components, integrated on image sensor chips, are most likely to have the biggest impact in multimodal imaging.
White Papers: Imaging
Automated Optical Inspection (AOI): 101

Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) is a process that uses digital cameras to inspect every square millimeter of your printed circuit board for defects and errors. In concert with human inspection, AOI...

5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing
As concerns rise about methane, a CU startup is working toward plugging the leaks.
Briefs: Lighting Technology
This method increases the efficiency of light-emitting diodes and other optical elements.
Briefs: Wearables
These micro LEDs can be folded, twisted, cut, and stuck to different surfaces.

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