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UV-to-Red-Light Converting Films Accelerate Plant Growth

An interdisciplinary team from Hokkaido University’s Engineering and Agriculture departments and the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD) has...

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Weapons Systems

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The new products for October 2022.

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Photonics/Optics

Platform for Quantum Technologies Using Gold

Scientists discovered a new platform for quantum technologies by suspending two-dimensional (2D) crystals over pores in a slab of gold. When heated, the metal reflows to form a porous structure...

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Imaging

Filter Enhances Robot Vision on 6D Pose Estimation

Robots are good at making identical repetitive movements such as a simple task on an assembly line. But they lack the ability to perceive objects as they move through an environment. A...

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Photonics/Optics

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Plasma Deposition Process

Alluxa, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) recently introduced its next-generation SIRRUS™ plasma physical vapor deposition (PVD) platform offering full spectral coverage from ultraviolet (200 μm) to...

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Two-Axis Laser Scan Head

Aerotech Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released the AGV-XPO, a high-dynamic, two-axis laser scan head that combines low-inertia, high-efficiency motors with ultra-high resolution position feedback...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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Electrolyte tanks, medical servers, lab management software, and more.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

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Metal additive manufacturing, high-performance grease, filters, and more.

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SPIE Photonics West 2022 Preview

The main Photonics West exhibition opens on Tuesday, January 25.

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Researchers Developing Prototype of Next-Gen Night Vision Technology

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

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NASA’s Webb Will Join Forces with Event Horizon Telescope to Reveal Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

On isolated mountaintops across the planet, scientists await word that tonight is the night. The complex coordination between...

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Electronics & Computers

New on the Market: November 2021

Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Method Integrates Elements of Electronic Filters onto a Single Component

This component takes up ten times less space on computer chips.

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Infrared Imaging by Ultrathin Nanocrystal Layers

The demand for detecting infrared (IR) light, invisible to human eyes, is constantly growing, due to a wide variety of applications ranging from food quality control and remote sensing to...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.

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Materials

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Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.

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Medical

Tiny Wireless Implant Detects Oxygen Deep Within the Body

The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.

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Imaging

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Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.

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Photonics/Optics

New Products

Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.

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Photonics West 2021 Preview

The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.

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Photoreceptor System for Melatonin Regulation and Phototherapy

This system treats light-responsive disorders or deficits such as eating disorders, sleep problems, hormone-sensitive cancers, and cardiovascular disorders.

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Niobium Titanium Nitride Thin Film Coating

Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.

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Bandpass Filters

MidOpt® (Palatine, IL) introduced the BP450 Indigo Bandpass and the BN450 Narrow Indigo Bandpass, two new filters designed for multi-application use. The BP450 enhances the viewing of subjects...

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Electronics & Computers

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Single-phase filters, assembly services, sleep=tracking sensors, and more.

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3D-Printed Glass Enhances Optical Design Flexibility

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...

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How to Choose an Optical Filter

Optical interference filters are critical to the overall performance of machine vision applications. So how do you select the right one?

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Spectrophotometer for a Microscope

CRAIC Technologies (San Dimas, CA) has introduced the 508 PV™ UV-visible-NIR spectrophotometer for your microscope. The 508 Perfect Vision™ is designed to be added to an open...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Four RF Technology Trends You Need to Know for Satellite Communication Device Design

See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.

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Test & Measurement

Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in Hyperspectral Imagers

Learn how to obtain large signals from hyperspectral imagers.