Editor’s Picks

  1. Scientists Image A Single HIV Particle Being Born
    By using a specialized microscope that only illuminates the cell’s surface, a virologist and a biophysicist at Rockefeller University have become the first to see, in real time and in plain view, hundreds of thousands of molecules coming together in a living cell to form a single particle of the virus that has, in less than 25 years, claimed more than 25 million lives: HIV.
  2. Riding The Wave: Pioneering Research Tames Nanoquakes

    The research team, led by Professor Geoff Nash from the University of Exeter, have created a new structure that can manipulate the extreme frequency sound waves – also known as surface acoustic waves or ‘nanoquakes’ , as they run across the surface of a solid material in a similar manner to earthquake tremors on land.

  3. Specialised Imaging Introduces High-Performance, Ultra-Fast Framing Camera
    Specialised Imaging Ltd. has announced the introduction of the SIM-D Ultra Fast Framing camera — a new compact system combining ease of use, ease of maintenance and high performance
  4. PCB To Present Special Exhibit Floor Feature At Sensors Expo & Conference
    PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (PCB) will team with Andretti Green Racing to present a special exhibit floor feature at the upcoming Sensors Expo & Conference, June 11-13 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. PCB will display a replica of the AGR #7 Motorola IndyCar on the Sensors Expo show floor
  5. NREL, University Of Washington Scientists Elevate Quantum Dot Solar Cell World Record To 13.4 Percent

    Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) established a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells, at 13.4 percent.

  6. High-Power Laser Diode Driver With Parallel Connection Capability

    A Finnish company, Granite Devices, has released a new kind of high-power laser diode driver for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. Intensify Nx50 has a parallel connection capability to scale up continuous and pulsed output current rating to 150 amperes (A) and beyond.

  7. UV Light Improving Chances Of Fighting Cancer
    Scientists at Newcastle University have developed a cancer fighting technology which uses UV light to activate antibodies which very specifically attack tumors
  8. Visions For Display, Imaging Of Future, And International 3D Theatre At Electronic Imaging

    Visionary talks on the future of imaging in applications from healthcare to jet engine design and an approach to reverse-engineering how the brain  manages human vision are highlights of  IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Science and Technologynext month in San Francisco, California.

  9. Some Like It Hot - AVT Pearleye Thermal Imaging Cameras
    Allied Vision Technologies presents the Pearleye camera family. This product line, borne of the VDS Vosskühler acquisition, makes precise thermal imaging for industrial, scientific and inspection applications possible, thanks to long-wavelength infrared sensitivity.
  10. Photonic Soldering Reworks Printed Circuit Boards, Part I
    Lasers melt the solder around circuit board components to permit the removal of faulty components...