Newsletter | April 3, 2021

04.03.21 -- March's Most Popular Articles & News

 
Top Featured Article
4 Advantages Of Optical Active Alignment

Optical alignment and micro-optic positioning are challenging, time-consuming processes. Tiny positional variations in photonic and optical manufacturing can mean the difference between success and failure. This article discusses active alignment as a technology that improves the performance, profitability, and yield in manufacturing advanced optics and photonics components for the modern era.

Top Industry Insights
Detecting Disguises At Border And Immigration Security Checkpoints Using Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Cameras

As the U.S. continues to increase its security at border crossings, airports, and other points of entry, biometrics will play an important role. Fingerprints and other direct contact means will become final identifiers of persons.

Remote Sensing Of Vegetation Using SWIR Cameras On A UAV

Forage mass monitoring (FFM) analysis traditionally uses biomass sampling to calculate biomass yield per hectare. However, current research projects are looking at reflectance spectroscopy methods with remote sensing systems based on unmanned UAVs using SWIR imaging.

Thin Film Glossary

This article defines a number of glossary terms related to thin film optical filters and their use.

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