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Issue Archive: Imaging
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Articles: Imaging
This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

Briefs: Imaging

Super temporal resolution microscopy allows imaging of fluorescent molecules 20 times faster than traditional lab cameras normally allow. A general method has been developed to let a...

Briefs: Imaging

Robots are good at making identical repetitive movements such as a simple task on an assembly line. But they lack the ability to perceive objects as they move through an environment. A...

Briefs: Materials

Traditional glassmaking techniques can be costly and slow, and 3D printing glass often results in rough textures, making them unsuitable for smooth lenses. Using a new...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have developed a robot that uses radio waves, which can pass through walls, to sense occluded objects. The robot, called RF-Grasp, combines this powerful sensing with more traditional computer vision...

Question of the Week: Photonics/Optics
Will inserting lenses inside blood vessels become a practical tool for diagnosing disease?

Researchers have developed a camera-like imaging device that can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images to help scientists better understand the causes of heart attack and heart disease progression and could lead to improved...

Articles: Imaging

Where the ability to detect mid-wave infrared (MWIR) radiation is mission critical, readiness and the importance of long, maintenance-free infrared (IR) system operation is vital. In...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics

There is already a wide body of work in which assessments of various motion capture systems have produced a wide range of different results. These studies produce useful and relevant results for...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Plasma Deposition Process

Alluxa, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) recently introduced its next-generation SIRRUS™ plasma physical vapor deposition (PVD) platform offering full spectral...

Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
A reader asks an expert how self-driving cars can operate without lidar.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
Briefs: Imaging
With an imaging speed of 0.5 trillion frames per second, the camera is claimed to be the world's fastest.
INSIDER: Imaging

Two-Axis Laser Scan Head

Aerotech Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released the AGV-XPO, a high-dynamic, two-axis laser scan head that combines low-inertia, high-efficiency motors with...

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
InGaAs is interesting, but is it useful?
Application Briefs: Imaging
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Spectrometers, digital microscopes, high-speed imaging, and more.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Briefs: Imaging
The technology could benefit firefighters, miners, the military, plumbers, and households.
Briefs: Software
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging method measure temperature in 2D.
Briefs: Propulsion
The engine could make rockets not only more fuel-efficient, but also more lightweight and less complicated to construct.
Products: Test & Measurement
Smart contactors, an industrial edge platform, tiny engines, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The camera could have uses in faster disease diagnosis and thinner cellphones.
Briefs: Wearables
The camera captures pulse and respiration signals from a video of a person’s face.