Stanford University researchers have developed a laser-based system that can reproduce images of objects hidden from view. The technology can be used to enhance the safety of self-driving vehicles, as well as applied to serve other functions.
A “superacid” much stronger than automobile battery acid has enabled a key advance toward a new generation of LED lighting that’s safer, less expensive and more user friendly.
A large team of Russian researchers from Rosatom, joined by three MIPT physicists, has modeled the impact of a nuclear explosion on an Earth-threatening asteroid. They manufactured miniature asteroids and blasted them with a laser.
A team of physicists at MIPT has offered a new design of a spin diode, placing the device between two kinds of antiferromagnetic materials. By adjusting the orientation of their antiferromagnetic axes, it is possible to change the resistance and the resonant frequency of the diode.
Video of a water balloon recorded by the Phantom v2640 at 17,000 fps
Video of explosions filmed with the Phantom v2640 at 8,680 fps
Vision Research wishes Happy Holidays to everyone with this Phantom VEO710S high-speed video.
Iridian Spectral Technologies offers advanced thin film optical filter technology for telecom, spectroscopic instrumentation and lasers, as well as biophotonics, micro-optics, and aerospace applications.
At Photonics West 2018, Ralf Daferner of SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging introduced their stabilized LED light source for in vitro diagnostic systems. This extremely flexible light source provides no interruptions or downtimes, and offers very stable output over its lifetime. Check out the video for more information.
The new pco.panda 4.2 is a sCMOS sensor camera system designed to provide high quantum efficiency with low dark noise for applications including localization microscopy (PALM, STORM, dSTORM, GSDIM), light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM, SPIM), structured illumination microscopy (SIM), and more. It also is housed in a compact, 65 x 65 x 65 mm3 package. Read more.
Electronic Military & Defense was developed as a resource for engineers, program managers, project managers, and other professionals involved in the design and development of electronic and electro-optic systems for a wide range of defense and aerospace applications. Check out the digital edition of our latest issue for exclusive editorial on detecting explosives with mm-Wave radars, advanced optical materials for transparent armor, simulating complicated radar cross sections, machine vision for military imaging, and more.
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The “car of the future” isn’t about driving, but relaxing. Driverless cars will employ functional and accent lighting that allows passengers to just enjoy the ride. Installed smart systems that can imitate natural light will adjust their color and warmth automatically, depending on the time of day, much like some airlines do. This article dives into the importance of lighting in the future of autonomous driving, and discuss how designers and engineers are rethinking light for car interiors. Download the full article for more.
Often times, the “next big thing” is propelled forward by the components that make it possible. In this article, the discussion will be on how glass is setting trends as the component unlocking the imagination of designers and engineers around the world. Download the full article for three trends in technology that are being shaped by glass.
This white paper demonstrates the benefits of using the CLC utility alongside Tamarisk® camera cores in three common integration scenarios.
Security surveillance systems are only as effective as their ability to see and warn of intrusions. While today’s video technology has significantly extended the perimeters of detection, many blind spots remain, hindering its success.
Stuart Singer was just named Senior Technical Director of Ruda Cardinal, a Tucson, Arizona Optical Design and Manufacturing Company that specializes in design, analysis, and unique problem solving, as well production, testing, and rapid prototyping, of optical systems.
Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors, cameras and customized imaging solutions from the SWIR to the LWIR realm, is pleased to announce a significant improvement in the quality of its detectors and resulting cameras.
A novel quantum effect observed in a carbon nanotube film could lead to the development of unique lasers and other optoelectronic devices, according to scientists at Rice University and Tokyo Metropolitan University.
Zygo Corporation’s latest generation Nexview™ NX2 and NewView™ 9000 3D optical profiling instruments precisely measure surface area topography quickly and with ease for enhanced productivity and versatility, addressing a broad range of applications.
Researchers have developed a new flexible sensor with high sensitivity that is designed to perform variety of chemical and biological analyses in very small spaces. The sensor’s small size means that it could potentially be used inside blood vessels. With additional development, the sensor might be used to detect specific chemicals, DNA molecules or viruses.
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