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  1. LASER COMPONENTS Wins “Best Of Sensors” 2019 Award

    LASER COMPONENTS, specialized provider of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry, has been named a “Best of Sensors” 2019 Award winner in the Automotive/Autonomous category. The company’s QuickSwitch Pulsed Laser Diode (PLD) was recognized as one of the Innovative Products of the Year 2019 which highlights cutting-edge advancements and achievements that are moving the sensors industry forward.

  2. Robert Alfano Team Identifies New ‘Majorana Photons’

    Hailed as a pioneer for his previous discoveries of supercontinuum and Cr tunable lasers, City College of New York Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering Robert R. Alfano and his research team are claiming another breakthrough with a new super class of photons dubbed “Majorana photons.” They could lead to enhanced information on quantum-level transition and imaging of the brain and its working.

  3. NIST’s Quantum Logic Clock Returns To Top Performance

    The quantum logic clock—perhaps best known for showing you age faster if you stand on a stool—has climbed back to the leading performance echelons of the world’s experimental atomic clocks.

  4. Rice Device Channels Heat Into Light

    The ever-more-humble carbon nanotube may be just the device to make solar panels – and anything else that loses energy through heat – far more efficient.

  5. FLIR Announces City-Specific Thermal Imaging Dataset Program for Autonomous Vehicle Development Beginning with San Francisco

    FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the creation of the FLIR Thermal Imaging Regional Dataset program for machine learning advanced driver assistance development (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle (AV) systems.

  6. Dresden Physicists Use Nanostructures To Free Photons For Highly Efficient White OLEDs

    Thanks to intensive research in the past three decades, organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have been steadily conquering the electronics market - from OLED mobile phone displays to roll-out television screens, the list of applications is long.

  7. Quantum Sensor Breakthrough Using Naturally Occurring Vibrations In Artificial Atoms

    When individual atoms emit light, they do so in discrete packets called photons.

  8. 28mm Low-Profile Rotary Positioner With High Force Torque Motor Is Mountable On 6-Axis Hexapod

    This compact rotary positioner, new from PI, is engineered for fast and precise rotation of samples and optics in applications including medical, metrology, precision microassembly, bio-research, optical inspection, and semiconductor test and manufacture.

  9. Puzzling On A Quantum Chessboard

    Physicists at the University of Innsbruck are proposing a new model that could demonstrate the supremacy of quantum computers over classical supercomputers in solving optimization problems.

  10. Terahertz Technology Escapes The Cold

    The group of Jérôme Faist in the Institute for Quantum Electronics achieved the first realization of a terahertz quantum cascade laser operating without cryogenic cooling. This feat heralds the widespread use of these devices in practical applications.