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  1. Smart Lens Technology Enhances Low Contrast Thermal Imaging
    3/2/2015

    FLIR Systems has announced an expanded range of Ultrasonic Smart Lens (12, 25, 50, 100, 200mm focal length) for its research-grade X6000sc Series thermal imaging cameras

  2. Raytheon's 'Blue Marble' Imaging Sensor Delivered On Schedule For JPSS-1 Spacecraft Integration
    3/2/2015

    Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) delivered a second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System mission.

  3. BMBF’s Digital Photonic Production Research Campus Opens With A Key Moment
    2/27/2015

    With the United Nations having declared 2015 the “International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies,” the opening of the BMBF’s new “Digital Photonic Production (DPP)” research campus at the end of January was perfectly timed. Located on the RWTH Aachen Campus, the DPP research campus is destined to become well known as the home to a new kind of collaboration between science and industry.

  4. Superatomic Nickel Core And Unusual Molecular Reactivity
    2/27/2015

    Scientists in Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow have revealed a unique molecular fragment Ni2O2, consisting of two nickel atoms and two oxygen atoms, that have shown plausible superatomic properties. Supeatoms are important structural elements in nanoscale organization and they possess unique physical and chemical properties.

  5. Critical Raw Materials: The Search For A Substitute In Catalysis, Electronics And Photonics
    2/27/2015

    ‘Critical raw materials’ are crucial to many European industries but they are vulnerable to scarcity and supply disruption. As such, it is vital that Europe develops strategies for meeting the demand for raw materials.

  6. New Filter Could Advance Terahertz Data Transmission
    2/27/2015

    University of Utah engineers have discovered a new approach for designing filters capable of separating different frequencies in the terahertz spectrum, the next generation of communications bandwidth that could allow cellphone users and Internet surfers to download data a thousand times faster than today.

  7. New Joule Class Laser System Installed At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    2/26/2015

    Northrop Grumman Cutting Edge Optronics (CEO) successfully installed and commissioned their new Joule class Gigashot-HE Diode Pumped Solid State (DPSS) Laser System at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

  8. Imec Demonstrates Compact Wavelength-Division Multiplexing CMOS Silicon Photonics Transceiver
    2/26/2015

    Recently, at the 2015 International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), nanoelectronics research center imec, in collaboration with Tyndall National Institute, the University of Leuven (KULeuven) and the Ghent University, demonstrated a 4x20Gb/s wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) hybrid CMOS silicon photonics transceiver, paving the way to cost-effective, high-density single-mode optical fiber links.

  9. Moving Molecules Write Letters
    2/26/2015

    High performance materials for gas storage, thermal insulators or nanomachines need a thorough understanding of the behavior of the material down to the molecular level.

  10. New Research Signals Big Future For Quantum Radar
    2/26/2015

    The new breed of radar is a hybrid system that uses quantum correlation between microwave and optical beams to detect objects of low reflectivity such as cancer cells or aircraft with a stealth capability.

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