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Trump Administration Needs A Sunnier Outlook On Solar Power
 
By Ed Biller, Editor, Photonics Online

On Jan. 23, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a measure imposing a tariff of 30 percent on most imported solar modules, framing it as a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. However, the move appears to show a lack of understanding regarding the U.S. solar power industry, as well as a lack of perspective, given the misfires of this administration’s other trade decisions.

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Micromirror TIRF Microscopy: Technique And Applications
By Eric A. Drier, Ph.D., Mad City Labs

Total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy is used to watch biological processes unfold in real time. Taking advantage of the ability to label individual molecules with different colors of fluorescent tags, TIRF microscopy lets scientists view the complex molecular assemblies that govern cellular processes.

Frequently Asked Questions: Optical Thin Film Filters
By Iridian Spectral Technologies

This article answers an array of frequently asked questions about optical thin film filters. It provides in-depth information on what they are, how they are created, how they perform, and what to look for when selecting an optical thin film filter supplier.

Benchtop Thermal Imaging: A Simple-To-Use, Cost-Effective Solution For Troubleshooting Complex Printed Circuit Boards
By FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

Electronic products used in aerospace and other research applications have two key requirements: high performance and the reliability to withstand intense environments. To attain that performance, electronics designers often use small parts and routinely push them to their limits. 

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