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Sensors/Data Acquisition

MIT Creates High-Resolution Continuous Ultrasound Sticker

Though medical ultrasound imaging technology has been in use since the mid-20th century, ultrasound technology capable of imaging patients over a longer term have been out of...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light-Sensing 3D-Printed Device Could Help People with Lupus

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

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Materials

Advanced Microscope Techniques Could Improve Computer Memories

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

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Electronics & Computers

Thin Device Triggers One of Quantum Mechanics’ Strangest Phenomena

An ultrathin invention could make future computing, sensing and encryption technologies remarkably smaller and more powerful by helping scientists control a strange but...

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Photonics/Optics

New Products: September 2022 Photonics & Imaging Insider

High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes

OSI Optoelectronics (Hawthorne, CA) has introduced infrared-sensitive, pigtail-packaged High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes with active areas of 75...

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Aerospace

Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance System Completes First Flight

Collins Aerospace has successfully completed the first flight test of its newest Fast-Jet reconnaissance pod, the MS-110 Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance system, on...

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Photonics/Optics

Time-of-Flight: Highly Reliable 3D Imaging for Challenging Applications

There are multiple technologies based on the ToF concept. Generally, all of them are synchronized with a light source and estimate the distance by calculating the time taken for the light to travel from the camera to the object and then back again.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

Application Briefs
Defense

Nano-UAV Systems

Extremely light and well-suited for operations in contested environments, nearly silent, and with a flight time up to 25 minutes, the combat-proven, pocket-sized Black Hornet PRS transmits live video and HD still images back to the operator.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Webb Telescope Mirror Tech Improves Eye Surgery on Earth

Eye surgery patients on Earth are benefiting from early research on the NASA’s James Webb Telescope’s enormous mirrors.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Image Sensor Improvements for Enhanced Machine Vision

These latest nanostructured components, integrated on image sensor chips, are most likely to have the biggest impact in multimodal imaging.

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Regulations/Standards

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Imaging

Automated Optical Inspection (AOI): 101

Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) is a process that uses digital cameras to inspect every square millimeter of your printed circuit board for defects and errors. In concert with human inspection, AOI...

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Aerospace

Cryogenic Thermal Subsystem

The Cryogenic Thermal Subsystem’s most critical function is to provide cooling to maintain the detectors in two of the Roman Coronagraph Instrument’s cameras at sufficiently low temperatures of approximately minus 161o F, which will allow them to function with the required sensitivity.

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Aerospace

Designing A/D Converters for the James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has four infrared cameras to view the stars.

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Photonics/Optics

Silicon Chip Improves LiDAR

Bulky, heavy LiDAR systems in self-driving cars could be replaced with a single chip.

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Imaging

Metalens for Virtual and Augmented Reality

The millimeter-sized flat lens can be used in wearable displays for virtual reality, which requires compact, lightweight, and cost-effective components.

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Design

Products of Tomorrow: August 2022

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.

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Unmanned Systems

Deere Advances In-Field Autonomy

John Deere got “really serious” about autonomy in 2019, according to Joe Liefer, senior product manager of autonomy at John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group. Three years later – after forming an...

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Automotive

Can You Afford a Poor Fastener or O-Ring Choice?

Can you afford a poor fastener or O-ring choice? A flawed fastener or O-ring could ruin the effectiveness of your product, compromise your entire project or cause a variety of serious...

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Photonics/Optics

Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

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Motion Control

New Products and Services: July 2022 Medical Design Briefs

Compact Digital Microscope

Vision Engineering, New Milford, CT, has launched a new, compact digital microscope for a wide range of applications. The VE Cam digital microscope...

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Imaging

Joystick-Operated Robot Could Help Surgeons Treat Stroke Remotely

A telerobotic system helps surgeons quickly and remotely treat patients experiencing a stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons in one hospital may control a...

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Imaging

Teledyne FLIR Improves Automatic Emergency Braking

Teledyne FLIR tested the use of thermal sensors to develop a more reliable automatic emergency braking system. Existing AEB systems are powered by radar and visible cameras; none...

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Electronics & Computers

Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

Features
Photonics/Optics

Designing Lenses for Near-Infrared and Fluorescence Endoscopy

Fluorescence endoscopy is becoming increasingly important in many medical diagnostic tests. Based on the molecular absorption of light, this technique works by revealing...

Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Cryocooler Technology

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA
215-675-4949
www.northropgrumman.com

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, built in partnership with Northrop Grumman Corporation, is one step closer to being fully...

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Imaging

Shaping Light Enables 2D Microscopes to Capture 4D Data

Super temporal resolution microscopy allows imaging of fluorescent molecules 20 times faster than traditional lab cameras normally allow. A general method has been developed to let a...