University of Adelaide researchers have created a laser that can “smell” different gases within a sample.
Bolometers, devices that monitor electromagnetic radiation through heating of an absorbing material, are used by astronomers and homeowners alike.
Physicists dream of having a rich supply of ultracold molecules with specific electronic properties. A dense gas of such particles would have exciting applications in tests of fundamental physics, quantum-controlled chemistry and the study of many-body systems.
Researchers have demonstrated large-scale fabrication of a new type of transparent conductive electrode film based on nanopatterned silver.
Zygo’s precision optics solutions such as high-quality mirrors, space-based lens assemblies, and other reconnaissance systems, have enabled high-performance solutions for defense and aerospace application.
In regards to the research market, Zygo focuses on solving their own internal problems through R&D instead of relying on outside research organizations. With their expertise and connections with the research community, the company is able to understand research needs and ensure that products will work in experiments and instrumentation the first time.
The semiconductor market is focused on creating billions of products for consumption. Semiconductor companies turn to Zygo Corporation for their robust processes and constant solutions.
High-speed thermal imaging is vital to many research programs, as is having a robust method for recording and sharing the data. In this video, FLIR introduces the Portable High-Speed Data Recorder (pHSDR) and demonstrates how it can resolve some of the traditional performance limitations that arise from recording straight to a computer hard drive.
SCHOTT is the ideal partner for customers in optical diagnostics due to a wide range of products and services using pristine materials with advanced application experience.
BaySpec offers the GoldenEye™ camera as the only snapshot hyperspectral imager covering VIS/NIR/SWIR (400 – 1700 nm) wavelengths. With FT-PI proprietary technology, this high sensitivity imager is ideal for low light level applications. Read more.
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When surgeons need the best view possible, they rely on almost invisible support systems. Among them, highly flexible and environmentally friendly PURAVIS® glass optical fibers, recently awarded with the German Innovation Award. Karen Holst, Senior Product Manager for Medical at SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, is an expert on high performance fibers and explains how they efficiently bring light to the right place in or on the human body.
Thermal cameras are used throughout many stages of R&D and quality assurance. Electronics inspection is one of the most common applications for thermal imaging, which typically involves finding hot spots on printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and ensuring that various components are working within their design limits.
Hyperspectral imaging can offer great benefits to the agricultural industry in fields and processing plants. New technology has made equipment lighter, easier to use, and less expensive.
Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) is using high-speed digital cameras, manufactured by Photron, in their Virtual Engineering Laboratory in a variety of testing modes such as high-impact dynamic events.
Bio-imaging technology has come a long way and now a new discovery promises to look 10 times deeper than conventional x-ray technology.
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new technique to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces, generating an intense, nanoscale antenna that could be used to detect single biomolecules.
Emerging fiber laser technologies are expected to make waves in sensing and healthcare, while innovations in laser welding and 3D printing enable material processing to remain as the primary focus.
Sunlight is essential for all life, and living organisms have evolved to sense and respond to light. Dronpa is a protein “light switch” that can be turned on and off by light. A team of scientists led by Peter Tonge, a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Stony Brook University, has discovered a way to use infrared spectroscopy to determine for the first time structure changes that occur in Dronpa during the transition from the dark (off) state to the light (on) state.
Magnetic sensors play a key role in a variety of applications, such as speed and position sensing in the automotive industry or in biomedical applications. Within the framework of the Christian Doppler Laboratory "Advanced Magnetic Sensing and Materials" headed by Dieter Süss novel magnetic sensors have been realized that surpass conventional technologies in performance and accuracy in a cooperation between the University of Vienna, the Danube University Krems and Infineon AG.
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