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Quantum Sensor For Photons
Quantum Sensor For Photons

A photodetector converts light into an electrical signal, causing the light to be lost. Researchers led by Tracy Northup at the University of Innsbruck have now built a quantum sensor that can measure light particles non-destructively.

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FLIR Research Studio: Designed To Work The Way You Do The new FLIR Research Studio is a powerful, yet simple to use software for analyzing how thermal imagery changes over time. Designed to work the way you work, the software makes thermal analysis faster, more convenient, and enables better teamwork. Whether a Windows, MacOS or Linux user, Research Studio provides customers with an easy way to quickly and efficiently display, record, and analyze accurate thermal data on their machine in any one of ...  Continue Reading...
19 µm Pixel Single CMOS Sensor With Enhanced NIR Detection: 35MMFHDXSB
19 µm Pixel Single CMOS Sensor With Enhanced NIR Detection: 35MMFHDXSB Canon’s 35MMFHDXSB sensors are designed with deeper wells, resulting in an almost 45% increase in quantum efficiency (QE) at 800 nm verses the standard 19 µm pixel size sensor. Featuring 19µm pixel sizes available in monochrome (35MMFHDXSBM) or with a specialized RGB-NIR color filter array (35MMFHDXSBI), these CMOS sensors allow for expanded possibilities in a wide range of applications.  Continue Reading...
250 MP Resolution CMOS Sensor: 2U250MRXS
250 MP Resolution CMOS Sensor: 2U250MRXS Canon’s 2U250MRXS CMOS sensor offers 250 MP resolution capable of capturing detail 125 times greater than in full HD resolution at a fast frame rate of 5 FPS. This APS-H format sensor leverages a square pixel arrangement of 1.5 µm x 1.5 µm pixels with progressive reading of 1.5 µm pixels across 16 digital output channels to handle the enormous amount of image data created by roughly 250 million effective pixels.  Continue Reading...
Ruggedized Multi-Head High-Speed Camera System: FASTCAM MH6
Ruggedized Multi-Head High-Speed Camera System: FASTCAM MH6 Photron offers the new FASTCAM MH6 camera system perfectly designed for space- and weight-constrained environments, including in on-board vehicle safety testing and military testing applications. The MH6 camera head provides outstanding image quality with 1080 HD resolution at 1,000 frame per second and light sensitivity of ISO 5,000 color and ISO 12,500 monochrome.  Continue Reading...
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