Features
Charles Kao and Fiber Optics in Telecommunications

Charles Kao and Fiber Optics in Telecommunications

The development of fiber optic technology has driven the dramatic progression of telecommunications. Charles Kao is commonly referred to as the 'Father of Fiber Optical Communications' due to his noteworthy contribution to the field.

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The Photoelectric Effect

The Photoelectric Effect

In 1921 Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize for discovering the law which governs the photoelectric effect. Einstein put forward a revolutionary theory of light, showing that it behaves with the characteristics of particles as well as waves.

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Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory of Light Propagation

Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory of Light Propagation

The Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell contributed a great deal to the field of physics during the 1860s, with his theories on magnetism, optics and electricity completely transforming the realm of scientific discovery.

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Exploring the Molecular Nature of Memory with Imaging Technology

Exploring the Molecular Nature of Memory with Imaging Technology

Wei Min, Assistant Professor at Columbia University and his team have investigated the synthesis of protein at a specific site in the tissue of the brain using a new imaging technique in order to study the process of development of long-term memory.

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The Discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background

The Discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background

An accidental discovery by Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias in 1964 changed the entire landscape of cosmology and established the concept of a big bang as a keystone in our understanding of how the universe came into existence.

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Interviews
Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation in Spectroscopy

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation in Spectroscopy

In this Insights from Industry interview, Benno Oderkerk, CEO of Avantes, talks to AZoOptics about the last 20 years of innovation at Avantes, the celebrations for the company's 20th anniversary, and their plans for the future.

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Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays

Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays

Dr Chris Tisse, CTO at ULIS, talks to AZoOptics about Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays and the innovations currently taking place with ULIS.

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Short Wavelength Infrared Camera Technology

Short Wavelength Infrared Camera Technology

Sebastien Blais-Ouellette, CEO and Founder of Photon etc. talks to AZoOptics about Short wavelength infrared camera technology.

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High-Transmission Precision Optics: An Interview with Dr. Brian Manning

High-Transmission Precision Optics: An Interview with Dr. Brian Manning

Dr. Brian Manning, Application Scientist with Chroma Technology Corporation talks to AZoOptics about high-transmission precision optics.

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Development and Application of FLIR’s Gas Imaging Technology: An Interview with Steve Beynon

Development and Application of FLIR’s Gas Imaging Technology: An Interview with Steve Beynon

Steve Beynon, EMEA Business Development Manager for FLIR Commercial Systems talks to AZoOptics about the Development and Application of FLIR’s Gas Imaging Technology.

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