Weyl semimetals are a recently discovered class of materials, in which charge carriers behave the way electrons and positrons do in particle accelerators. Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Ioffe Institute in St. Petersburg have shown that these materials represent perfect gain media for lasers.
Academics have created devices capable of manipulating sound in the same way as light – creating exciting new opportunities in entertainment and public communication.
The Machine Vision RV-Series from Canon is made up of a group of systems that are specifically designed to work as the “eyes” of robotic arm systems. Benefits for using these machine vision systems include one-time measurements of 3D pose, high-speed recognition, improved productivity, and reduced production costs. This series is ideal for use in industrial production applications such as automobile parts manufacturing, car manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.
Lisa Gerbracht at FLIR gives a brief introduction to showcased products, information on available imaging technologies, and an overview of FLIR’s specialized divisions.
Sukegawa Takashi from Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components introduces the new Canon Immersion Grating. With a size that is 1/27th of typical spectroscopy devices and the ability to cover infrared frequencies from 1 to 20 micrometers, this immersion grating is ideal for astronomy, satellites, and large ground-based telescope applications.
Dr. Scott Metzler from PCO introduces the pco.edge 4.2 bi back illuminated camera sensor with high resolution and a 6.5 x 6.5 μm² pixel size for high-quality images with quantum efficiency up to 95%. This next-generation camera offers an extremely versatile solution for all of your microscopy needs.
One of the greatest advantages of thermal imaging cameras in military research and range applications is their ability to image and record thermal data without the need to touch the target under testing. This eBook offers a comprehensive understanding of research and science thermography with topics including how IR cameras work, finding resolution in a distant image, and challenges of infrared radiance measurement. Read more.
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People working in spectroscopy must keep up with other technologies that will affect their own practice.
Biological labs can get better and more quantifiable image data from microscopes with sCMOS sensor-based devices.
OEMs can enhance their products with expanded capabilities and attract customers by incorporating scientific CMOS sensor technology.
Food inspection based on sensors for the visual, shortwave infrared, UV and X-ray realms in connection with automated sorting and classification methods has become a major field of application for advanced image capture systems and infrared cameras such as those made by Xenics. This case study tells how Xenics' line scan SWIR camera Lynx is used for copmlex imaging tasks.
Semiconductors, which are the basic building blocks of transistors, microprocessors, lasers, and LEDs, have driven advances in computing, memory, communications, and lighting technologies since the mid-20th century.
The ultimate degree of control for engineering would be the ability to create and manipulate materials at the most basic level, fabricating devices atom by atom with precise control.
Recently, the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has cooperated with Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Institute of Semiconductors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to successfully prepare a high-quality, low-threshold single-crystal all-inorganic perovskite CsPbBr3 microcavity and obtain high temperature stability.
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