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.

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Multiplexed Optical Antennas

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Monitoring Additive Manufacturing with an Optical Microphone
Articles: Test & Measurement
Spectroscopy Using an Optical Microscope
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Backside Illumination Gets Fast
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Image Sticking — Cause, Test and Solutions
Technology Leaders: Communications
Optimizing 5G Fiber Optic Filament Production
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White Papers: Imaging
Imaging in Challenging Lighting Conditions — A Better Way

Choosing just the right camera for a particular application can be difficult. Common camera specifications that are normally considered include resolution and frame rate. However,...

On-Demand Webinars: Imaging
X-ray Computed Tomography: Enabling Safe and Effective Battery Technology

Next-generation battery technology has dominated headlines in both scientific and mainstream news outlets for years. The number of critical applications that rely on this technology is rapidly growing. With battery-powered devices making their way into every facet...

Blog: AR/AI
A deep-learning approach from Stanford University detects property damage caused by wildfires.
White Papers: Communications
The Need for High-Performance Surge Protection for PoE Cameras

The application space and potential for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) continues to expand in today’s communications market. More network designers deploying cameras for...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
As the U.S. lands a craft on the Moon for the first time since 1972, technology built by Louisiana State University students will report back from the lunar surface.
Facility Focus: Imaging
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
Question of the Week: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Will Laser Cooking Catch On?

Our lead story today looked at a cutting-edge way to prepare food: Laser cooking.

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Cross Platform 3D Laser Scanner

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division (North Kingstown, RI) announced its new AS1 Scanner. The modular blue laser line scanner...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Twelve years ago, physicists turned on the first x-ray laser, and since then it and several others around the world have proved themselves revolutionary probes of...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

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...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory recently assessed the status of research into colloidal quantum dot lasers with a focus on prospective electrically...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
With the help of additive-manufacturing techniques and software-controlled lasers, Blutinger and his colleagues are digitizing the cooking process.
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
To modernize optical storage, Purdue researchers are replacing Morse code with colored “digital characters.”
Products: Electronics & Computers
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
These tactile imaging sensors can measure pressure distribution without using pressure-sensitive materials.
Products: Software
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Briefs: Wearables
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Articles: Software
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Test & Measurement - September 2021

An automated CT system “sees” deep inside electronics to spot hidden defects...a NASA moon mission spinoff now monitors forest fire emissions...a novel way to test bonded structures in critical...

UpFront: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Products: Imaging
The SHT40 Smart Gadget comes with a humidity and temperature sensor.
Briefs: Propulsion
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: Nanotechnology
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.

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