Forget swimming with the dolphins. Last month, I swam with the dinos. Well, technically, dinoflagellates. These single-cell creatures are responsible for one of nature's most captivating and inspiring phenomenon — bioluminescence — which has gone on to influence advances in medical imaging.
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, novel approaches are explored in freeform optics and fluorescence imaging, NASA nails down a new date for the James Webb Space Telescope launch, and Optica names its photo contest winners and honorary member award recipient.
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, a 3-mile laser beam successfully transmitted data across the Congo River and between two African cities, a new polarimetric imaging method is helping take clearer pictures in murky water, and the secret to cooking juicier chicken is... lasers?
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, a 3D-printed microscope detects COVID-19 in a single drop of blood, and scientists use imaging and machine learning to identify drought-tolerant crops.
Improved resolution with 24bit DAC, higher power integrated piezo amplifier, ideal for piezoelectric single-axis nanopositioning systems with capacitive position-feedback sensors, it’s compact, affordable, and new from PI.
Bright Ideas presents the week's most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, the U.S. Army debuted a laser-outfitted combat vehicle, researchers got even closer to achieving nuclear fusion ignition, and tech innovators found a way to use cellphone screens as pocket-sized breathalyzers.
PI’s new multi-channel piezo driver is based on 5 decades of piezo transducer and controller experience and is well-suited to operate a wealth of piezoelectric transducers including scanner tubes, shear actuators, and XYZ actuators, in static and dynamic applications.