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  1. Ophir IR Optics Expands Family Of Cooled MWIR Long Range Lenses

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® SupIR 45-900mm MWIR f/4 and SupIR 50-1350mm MWIR f/5.5 long range, motorized continuous zoom lenses at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019. The MWIR f/4.0 and f/5.5 lenses are part of a larger collection of long-range, high-performance, thermal imaging lenses suited for 15 and 20µm VGA and 10µm HD formats, based on an open communication protocol that enables simple integration over a detection range of up to 26km.

  2. Faster Active Alignment With NanoCube® XYZ Piezo Flexure Scanning Stage

    Based on a parallel-kinematic design, with only one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes, PI’s P-616 is available with high precision and dynamics in a compact package. Also known as the NanoCube®, it is the smallest and lightest system with capacitive feedback delivering 100µm travel range in 3 degrees of freedom.

  3. Coincidence Helps With Quantum Measurements

    Through randomly selected measurements, Austrian physicists can determine the quantum entanglement of many-particle systems. With the newly developed method, quantum simulations can be extended to a larger number of quantum particles. In the Science Magazine, the researchers report on the first successful demonstration of this method developed by physicists from Innsbruck.

  4. Applied Optoelectronics Announces 400G Short Reach Transceiver

    Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic access network products for the internet datacenter, cable broadband, telecom and fiber-to-the-home markets, today announced initial sample availability of 400G SR8 high-speed optical transceivers.

  5. Perovskite Breakthrough Shows Importance Of Added Chemical Compound In Boosting Efficiency

    Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) report making a significant breakthrough by producing a tandem perovskite solar cell that pushes the technology closer to its maximum efficiency.

  6. A Hole In One For Holographic Display

    Researchers have designed an ultrathin display that can project dynamic, multi-coloured, 3D holographic images, according to a study published in Nature Communications.

  7. Breakthrough Research To Revolutionise Internet Communication

    A team of University of Otago / Dodd-Walls Centre scientists have created a novel device that could enable the next generation of faster more energy efficient internet. Their breakthrough results have been published in the world’s premiere scientific journal Nature this morning.

  8. World-Record Quantum Computing Result For Sydney Teams
  9. Telops Launches A New Line Of Nondestructive Testing Solutions

    Quebec-based infrared camera manufacturer TELOPS adds another string to its bow with a new line of active thermography solutions. Combining its powerful – and astoundingly fast – IR cameras with flash or halogen lamps and a user-friendly post-processing software, Telops now offers complete non-contact, non-destructive testing systems to industrials seeking to ensure the quality and homogeneity of their materials. 

  10. Scientists Design Two-Dimensional Hybrid Perovskite Ferroelectric For Polarized-Light Detection

    Two-dimensional hybrid perovskite have attracted intense attention owing to their intriguing physical and photoelectric characteristics. In terms of the structure, two-dimensional hybrid perovskites exhibit distinct compatibility and tenability. Thus organic and inorganic components can be tailored to modulate electronic, optical, and photoelectric properties.