Photonics & Imaging

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Find the latest developments in Photonics & Imaging essential to both Commercial & Government applications. Get expert solutions for imaging systems, machine vision, visualization software, human machines (HMIs), plus advances in infrared cameras and display monitoring.

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Backside Illumination Gets Fast
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Image Sticking — Cause, Test and Solutions
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Optimizing 5G Fiber Optic Filament Production
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White Papers: Imaging
Fused AEB With Thermal Can Save Lives

For several years, Teledyne FLIR (formerly FLIR Systems Inc.) has been working with auto manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers to assist in the development of cutting-edge ADAS and AV Systems with thermal...

Briefs: Data Acquisition
Exoskeleton legs are capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using artificial intelligence technology.
Briefs: Imaging
To modernize optical storage, Purdue researchers are replacing Morse code with colored “digital characters.”
Products: Test & Measurement
Automotive camera monitors, curved CMOS sensors, fiber lasers, and more.
Briefs: AR/AI
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Briefs: Imaging
These tactile imaging sensors can measure pressure distribution without using pressure-sensitive materials.
Products: Materials
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Articles: Energy
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
UpFront: Electronics & Computers
NASA Washing Machine Designs Go for a Spin

Right now, there is no laundry service in space.

Astronaut garments aren’t washed. They are put onto ships that burn up in the...

Articles: Wearables
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The SHT40 Smart Gadget comes with a humidity and temperature sensor.
Briefs: Energy
The soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces and climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging method allows researchers to see inside complex semiconductors, without destroying them.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
For applications requiring high-energy material deposition coatings, you'll need to understand how stress can impact surface figure and system performance.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Designed for soldier uniforms, the fiber can sense, store, analyze, and infer activity when sewn into a piece of clothing.
Briefs: Aerospace
High-yield synthesis of carbon nanotubes is enabled via free electron laser ablation.
Briefs: Communications
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An alternative, environmentally friendly production method creates permanent magnets.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method is a faster way to manufacture combustion chambers and nozzles for aerospace propulsion as well as heat exchangers in oil and gas applications.
Special Reports: Wearables
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The approach could lead to more flexible health monitors, wearable devices, sensors, optical communication systems, and soft robotics.
Special Reports: AR/AI
Aerospace Manufacturing - August 2021

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using the latest technologies – from design and simulation, to fabrication and final testing. To help...

On-Demand Webinars: Photonics/Optics
Advanced Components to Enhance Laser System Performance

Laser systems perform to the level of their weakest component. This 30-minute Webinar showcases the role that critical supporting components such as pump diodes, optical fiber, crystals, and other design choices will have on laser system performance. This Webinar offers practical...

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...

Application Briefs: Imaging
The Earth Imaging Spectrometer instrument is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology potentially enables a new generation of miniaturized electronic and optoelectronic devices.
Articles: Motion Control
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Kristin Sampayan from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a fast way to switch high voltages.

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