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  1. Phantom VEO Now With 10 Gb Ethernet Connectivity
    3/24/2017

    A major update to the entire Phantom VEO product line was just released, and consists of 10Gb Ethernet connectivity for camera operation and download.  With the 10Gb option installed download speeds from the camera are dramatically improved.

  2. LASER COMPONENTS Further Diversifies Laser Module Portfolio With True Pattern Projection
    3/24/2017

    At Automate 2017, LASER COMPONENTS will introduce its first laser module that projects a randomly ordered point cloud of 33,000 individual dots for rapid 3D measurement tasks. More on display are the proprietary FLEXPOINT® laser modules and CODIXX colorPol® polarizers covering metrology, alignment, and positioning applications. The FLEXPOINT® MV series are well-known for its flexibility in various wavelengths, output power, and beam patterns. LASER COMPONENTS exhibits booth 2661.

  3. Lockheed Martin Readies 60 kW Fiber Laser Weapon For U.S. Army
    3/23/2017

    Lockheed Martin says it is set to deliver a 60 kW fiber optic laser weapon to the U.S. Army, which intends to mount it atop tactical ground vehicles to neutralize enemy drones, rockets, and mortars.

  4. Engineered Material Systems Introduces New UV Cured Adhesive For Bonding Lens Holders In Camera Modules
    3/22/2017

    Engineered Material Systems, a leading global supplier of electronic materials for circuit assembly applications, is pleased to debut its 631-39 UV plus thermal cured adhesive for bonding lens holders in camera module applications.

  5. Minimally-Invasive Brain Imaging May Be Possible With Surgical Needles
    3/22/2017

    By substituting a glass surgical needle for the endoscope, a proof-of-concept study in mice has demonstrated technology that might lead to a minimally invasive method for imaging deep brain tissue, one that could provide a better understanding of neurological conditions.

  6. Ultrafast Measurements Explain Quantum Dot Voltage Drop
    3/22/2017

    Solar cells and photodetectors could soon be made from new types of materials based on semiconductor quantum dots, thanks to new insights based on ultrafast measurements capturing real-time photoconversion processes.

  7. New Low-Cost Method To Produce Light-Based Lab-On-A-Chip Devices For Fast Medical Tests
    3/22/2017

    A new fabrication process could make it easier and less expensive to incorporate optical sensing onto lab-on-a-chip devices.

  8. Li-Fi System 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi
    3/21/2017

    A new type of Li-Fi (Light Fidelity) optical wireless system being developed by students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) Institute for Photonic Integration is up to 100 times faster than the best Wi-Fi connections available.

  9. Research Spotlights Early Signs Of Disease Using Infrared Light
    3/21/2017

    University of Sydney researchers have used infrared spectroscopy to spotlight changes in tiny cell fragments called microvesicles to probe their role in a model of the body’s immunological response to bacterial infection.

  10. X-Rays Create 3D Images Of A Microchip’s Interior
    3/20/2017

    It’s the first time a non-destructive method has clearly visualized the paths of a chip’s internal wiring (just 45 nanometres — 45 millionths of a millimetre — wide) and its 34-nanometre-high transistors without distortions or deformations.