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On-Demand Webinars: Imaging
High-Speed Imaging

High-speed imaging is used in a variety of applications, from pure science and research to military ballistics testing. In this 60-minute Webinar from the editors of Tech Briefs Media, three experts look at this unique technology and what it can do.

A reader asks our expert: When it comes to autonomous vehicles, what’s best: Radar, LiDAR, or cameras?
The newest version of these combs could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, and telecommunications.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Facility Focus: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Laser Technology Assesses Cancer Cells
Laser light induces ultrasonic vibrations in a sample that can be used to image cells, blood vessels, and tissues.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Acoustic Monitoring of Laser Welds
Empa researchers were able to demonstrate real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams.
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
USB and GigE Connectivity for Modern Machine Vision
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Researchers tackled the problem using a geophysical measurement called seismic anisotropy.
One unexpected application for spider silk is its use in the creation of biocompatible lenses.
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in Hyperspectral Imagers
Learn how to obtain large signals from hyperspectral imagers.
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Measuring Surface Roughness with an Atomic Force Microscope

Thin films and engineered surfaces are used in a myriad of applications including semiconductor electronics, data storage, and precision optics. In many cases, surface roughness and...

High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Real-time terahertz imaging with a single-pixel detector.
White Papers: Imaging
Design-for-Assembly Fundamentals To Get PCBs Back Faster

If your PCB cannot be fabricated and assembled, any other design decisions simply do not matter. Additionally, just because your board can be fabricated, does not necessarily mean it...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Considerations for Effective PXI Test System Matrix Maintenance

A goal of any manufacturing organization is to maximize the time that their test systems are operational. Switching systems, in particular, matrices, are central to most...

Question of the Week: Imaging
Do the Advantages of Tiny Cameras Outweigh Privacy Risks?

A recent Tech Briefs TV video showcased a wireless camera from the University of Washington – a device that is small enough to fit on an insect’s back, literally.

While the imaging advancement offers potential applications in biology and exploration, the UW team acknowledged...

When inspecting products for instance, machine vision is not only faster but also far more accurate.
Tiny, metal-rich particles can be excited with a low-power laser for deep-tissue imaging.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: August 2020
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Video can be recreated from motion-blurred images and new cameras may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.
An ultrafast image sensor with a built-in neural network can be trained to recognize certain objects.
This technique offers enhanced resolution and improved system reliability for mapping and obstacle recognition and navigation for vehicles.
Biologically inspired ultrathin arrayed camera captures super-resolution images.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Ultrafast Camera Captures Transparent Objects and Phenomena
The camera can take up to 1 trillion pictures per second of transparent objects, shockwaves, and other phenomena.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Surgical Microscope
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.

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