In a paper this week for the journal Nature Energy, a Los Alamos National Laboratory research team demonstrates an important step in taking quantum dot, solar-powered windows from the laboratory to the construction site by proving that the technology can be scaled up from palm-sized demonstration models to windows large enough to put in and power a building.
In a breakthrough for future optical-electronic hybrid computers, scientists at EPFL have developed an ultrafast technique that can track light and electrons as they travel through a nanostructured surface.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) recorded an interaction between light and matter 10 times larger than previously seen.
Australian scientists have successfully used quantum bits (qubits) to act as a miniaturized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor to image the atomic structure of a single molecule – a formidable challenge in the physical biosciences.
This video presents different liquid drops captured at high speeds with the Phantom VEO 640 at 1,500 fps, and the Phantom VEO 710 at 8,000 fps.
Canon’s new Galvano Scanner is a scan head instrument comprised of a number of Canon component technologies including the Galvano motor, scan head, motor driver, control board, and a focusing unit. This new product is developed for precise hole drilling and is able to achieve high-speed and precise laser processing via Canon's original beam shifter technology.
Nothing wakes you up like a good “cup o’ Jo”! Or maybe an ice cold glass of water? Compare the difference between the two with high speed infrared imaging from the X6900sc.
Nothing could beat the feeling of shooting a watermelon and tannerite with an AR15.
Champagne anyone? Prolong the party with this video using the high speed infrared capabilities of the X6900sc.
Bristol Instruments’ model 771 is a high resolution laser spectrum analyzer that measures the spectral characteristics of CW and high-repetition rate pulsed lasers that operate from 375 nm to 12 μm. Laser wavelength is measured to +/- 0.0001 nm and spectral resolution is as high as 2 GHz.
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With ever increasing importance in data exchange and data security, cryptography, or the encoding of a message, becomes essential. A key must also be exchanged in order for the message to be decrypted. In order to protect the key exchange from being intercepted, quantum cryptography must be utilized.
Analog and digital image recording technology has always been bombarded by motion and vibration. Techniques for compensating for unwanted motion include electronic algorithms and active opto-mechanical motion compensation systems. This article presents methods for using hexapod 6-axis motion systems for reducing image blur from a drone due to vibrations.
Acousto-optical tunable filter (AOTF) technology is growing to replace conventional and cumbersome mechanical techniques within biomedical applications for confocal microscopy. Benefits of using AO tunable systems include electronic control, configurable drivers for improving operator flexibility, feedback stabilizing systems to maintain wavelength stability for all environmental conditions, and custom-grown tellurium dioxide crystals to ensure optimal performance. This article discusses the evolution of confocal microscopy in using AOTF technologies, as well as maximizing the potential of AOTF systems and their benefits to users by integrating next-generation drivers.
A “dynamic” deadfront panel is used to create a sleek, uncluttered user interface appearance, drawing attention to the “hidden” light up indicators as required. The icons or other alpha-numeric indicators are visible when backlit, and when unlit, a monochromatic streamlined look is achieved. Abrisa Technologies offers complete solutions for deadfront panel glass technologies including screen printed graphics, chemical strengthening or heat tempering, anti-scratch coatings, and more.
Researchers have demonstrated a proof-of-concept technique that twists a light beam into more than one hundred spatial modes to carry more information than what is possible through current telecommunications technologies.
Cobolt AB recently announced the release of a higher power model of the Cobolt FandangoTM 515 nm on the ground breaking single-frequency 05-01 Series platform. With up to 300 mW CW output power, the Cobolt FandangoTM is perfectly suited to demanding applications in Raman spectroscopy, Interferometry and laser doppler velocimetry (LDV).
Carbon fiber, a pillar of strength in materials manufacturing for decades, isn’t as good as it could be, but there are ways to improve it, according to Rice University scientists.
Today at VMworld® 2016 Europe, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced built-in support for Kubernetes in VMware Photon™ Platform to enable IT operations teams to deliver Kubernetes as a Service to development teams.
Marktech Optoelectronics, a Latham, New York-based supplier of LEDs and manufacturer of silicon (Si) and InGaAs chips, has launched a new industry-leading corporate website.
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