Newsletter | July 3, 2024

07.03.24 -- A Look At GeoXO, NOAA's Next Weather Satellite | Imaging Venus With A Scientific SWIR Camera | Learn The Truth Behind "Megapixel Lenses"


A Look At GeoXO, NOAA's Next Weather Satellite

Scheduled for launch in the early 2030s, GeoXO is intended as an upgrade to NOAA’s current GOES-R of weather satellites, with an anticipated lifetime through 2055.


Camera Systems For Deep Learning In Medical And Life Sciences

Deep learning algorithms already support medical imaging in many application areas, such as the classification of mammography examinations, prostate segmentation, segmentation of lesions in the brain, and respiratory tract segmentation.

Using SWIR For OCT High Resolution Imaging In Tissue

By using the 1.05 µm central wavelength, instrumentation companies are developing systems to image deeper through the retina into the blood vessel layer to diagnose eye diseases and monitor treatment.

Speed Up Industrial Camera Manufacturing With Active Alignment

Learn about the process of active optical alignment with a close look at an evolving sensor positioning system that can help increase production volumes and maintain product consistency.

Imaging Venus With A Scientific SWIR Camera

German researcher Dr. Sebastian Voltmer has been looking at the inner planet Venus as a ring next to the sun and how the crescent is getting bigger. According to Dr. Voltmer, the cooled Ninox 640 II SWIR camera provided a much improved signal-to-noise ratio.


Learn The Truth Behind “Megapixel Lenses”

In response to the popularity of megapixel cameras and sensors, many lens manufacturers are marketing "megapixel lenses." The problem? There's no such thing.

Angle Of Incidence (AOI) And Polarization

The relationship between angle of incidence (AOI) and polarization is explained, with a focus on how AOI affects the transmission and reflection of light.

Laser Power Monitoring Reduces Loss For This EV Battery Manufacturer

Discover how a two-part solution helped enhance and ensure precision and minimize defects for a battery manufacturer facing a critical challenge in their laser welding process.


Engineers Developing Atom-Thick Material For Efficient, Ultrafast, Light-Based Electronics

Intel Demonstrates First Fully Integrated Optical I/O Chiplet

DGIST Developed 'Ultrasound-Assisted Photothermal Therapy' Technology!

Laser Photonics Among Winners Of NCMS CTMA Warfighter Solutions Competition

RIBER: Major Order In Asia For A RIBER MBE 49 Production System

Chip-Scale Titanium-Sapphire Laser Puts Powerful Technology In Reach

A New Study Highlights Potential Of Ultrafast Laser Processing For Next-Gen Devices

Defense Of The Future: Safran Develops Laser Optical Communications

Rational Molecular And Device Design Enables 20% Efficiency In Organic Solar Cells

Novel Application Of Optical Tweezers: Colorfully Showing Molecular Energy Transfer


Canon Talks 25 Years Of The Galvano Scanner And New Partnership

Asumi Kobayashi of Canon introduces two new Digital Galvano Scanners on the 25th anniversary of their original prototype. Learn more about what these scanners do in this video.


Imaging And Illumination Subsystems

Components must interact seamlessly with others for an instrument to operate at its full potential. We develop optimal designs with your whole system in mind from the start.


Electron Photodetector: AXUV100G

The AXUV100G is a 100 mm x 100 mm active area electron detection device specially designed for use in radiation detection applications.

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