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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Development of Sodium Lidar for Spaceborne Missions

The metal layers at mesospheric altitudes are excellent tracers of neutral atmosphere dynamics, and have been used since the 1960s to study the chemistry and dynamics of the mesosphere. Ablation...

Products: Photonics/Optics
New Products: January 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology

High-Speed Cameras

iX Cameras (Woburn, MA and Rochford, UK) has added a new, value-priced camera to the...

News: Photonics/Optics
Introducing the 2017 OEM Photonics & Imaging Directory

Looking for new cameras, lasers, or optics? Our 2017 OEM Photonics & Imaging Directory, featured in the September issue of Tech Briefs, reviews essential vendors.

Products: Photonics/Optics
New Products: July 2017 Photonics & Imaging Insider

Asphere Measurement System

The AspheroCheck UP from TRIOPTICS (Weden, Germany) is designed with...

News: Photonics/Optics
Handheld Laser Probe Detects Cancer in Real Time

An optical probe that detects cancerous brain cells in real time is impressive enough. Scientists in Montreal say they’ve...

Question of the Week: Aerospace
Will UAVs improve how we monitor the environment?

This week's Question: Last week's TechBriefs.com story from the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017 conference in Anaheim revealed new ways of detecting leaks in natural gas pipelines. Panelists...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optical Fiber for NASA's Next Climate-Viewing Satellite

Polymicro Technologies™ optical fiber
Molex
Lisle, IL
1-800-78MOLEX
www.molex.com

Products: Photonics/Optics
Ferrule Cleaner

Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC) (New Bedford, MA) has announced the addition of the US Conec IBC™ Brand Ferrule Cleaner MTP-16™ and IBC™ Brand...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics
Researchers Create First “Water-Wave” Laser

Technion researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, that laser emissions can be created through the interaction of...

News: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Inspection Tool

Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC) (New Bedford, MA) has announced the addition of the FiberChek Probe from Viavi to focenter.com. Meeting all fiber inspection needs with built-in image viewing, auto-focus, pass/fail analysis,...

News: Materials
Fundamental Optics Experiments Seek to Create Better Long-Range Sensors

A pair of University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) researchers aim to explore fundamental properties of infrasonic optical sensors that could make them more sensitive and...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers Test Galaxy-Seeking Robots

A telescope project from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will use a planned array of 5,000 galaxy-seeking robots to produce a 3D map of the universe. Dubbed...

News: Photonics/Optics
SLED-Based Broadband Near-Infrared Source

Avo Photonics (Horsham, PA) design, development, and manufacturing, was commissioned by Luxmux Technology Corporation, to develop and manufacture a solid-state, broadband, continuous emitter for use with...

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