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How Microscopy Helps Big Pharma With The Little Things
Microscopy plays a crucial role in various aspects of pharmaceutical research and development within life sciences. Let’s take a look at how Big Pharma uses this technology to discover new drugs, perform quality control, and more.
NIST’s Superconducting Camera 400 Times More Powerful Than Any Other Device Of Its Type
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have built a superconducting camera containing 400,000 pixels — 400 times more than any other device of its type.
I’m Going As A Nobel Prize Winner For Halloween
This year’s batch of Nobel Laureates all seem to be fine scientists, researchers, authors, and leaders who don’t seem to have anything to do with Halloween. But don’t worry, we found some past award winners who do!
Clear Vision: Optical Coatings, Rain Sensors, And Safer Roads
Rain sensors play a critical role in the automotive industry, enhancing safety while driving. Optical coatings, thin layers applied to optical components to control light reflection, transmission, and absorption, help rain sensors do their thing.
How Hexapods Improve Confocal Microscopy
Hexapods enhance confocal microscopy with precise 3D positioning, vibration damping, autofocusing, image stabilization, and large-scale scanning. They're ideal for complex imaging tasks in biological and materials science research, easily integrated with other imaging modalities, and user-friendly.
Improving The Military’s Use Of Night Vision
The use of night vision devices by the military first started in 1939. Numerous technological advances have been made since then, to the point we may soon see contact lenses provide the same advantages without the bulkiness of cumbersome headgear.
7 Spectroscopy-Related Discoveries You Need To Know About
Spectroscopy has played a part in several recent discoveries over the past couple of months, from discovering new, exotic states of matter to revealing the invisible. Let’s take a look at seven of these breakthroughs that are in the news.
Long Range SWIR For Maritime Surveillance
Experience the clarity of SWIR camera images in challenging weather conditions like sea haze and light mist, providing unparalleled image quality and detail.
The Difference Between Absolute And Relative Laser Power Measurements
Absolute and relative laser power measurement is similar to measuring car speed. The focus is on knowing the exact speed or comparing it to others. The same concept applies to laser power.
Taking Beamforming To A New Level With Optimized Optical Fibers
At SPIE Optics & Photonics 2023, Armadillo SIA's Mario Paredes provides a walkthrough of the benefits and advantages of optical fibers for applications where beam shape and homogeneity is critical
Improving Micro-Hole Laser Drilling Performance With High Performance Motion Control
Combining piezo stages and linear motors can significantly improve micro-hole laser drilling performance. This demonstration looks at high-density 30µm micro-holes in glass.
3D Surface Profiling Of Micro-Lenses: How To Improve Performance
Using optical sensors and gantry motion, 3D surface profiling is a technique that measures and analyzes the surface features of an object in 3D.
Air Bearing-Based Miniature Stages For Fiber-Optics Alignment
Compact air bearing stages provide superior dynamics in multi-axis automated optics and photonics alignment applications.
Advanced Motion Control Algorithms For The Future Of The Photonics Industry
Silicon photonics is the most scalable and efficient approach to sustainably keep up with data demand. Motion control algorithms are important in reducing cycle times.