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Antimony is a metallic element commonly used in the semiconductor industry due to its high charge mobility. However, while it has been traditionally famed for its charge transport capabilities, several recent developments have suggested that antimony thin films may offer some highly desirable, tunable optical properties as well.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic results from one of the deadliest infections this generation has seen: SARS-CoV-2. The situation has overwhelmed healthcare institutions worldwide and highlighted the need for high-throughput virus sensing methods to assist in the rapid and early diagnosis of the virus and associated diseases.
This article discusses the use of optical chips for detecting COVID-19 antibodies.
Mojo Vision introduced its prototype augmented reality contact lenses in January 2020. Less than one year later, the company has announced a new development partnership with contact lens industry leader Menicon. The partnership will help Mojo Vision bring its futuristic technology one step closer to realizing its full potential in the market.
With the potential to revolutionize the types and sizes of problems that can be solved computationally, quantum computers may soon change information security, drug design, and even weather forecasts.
There is a large demand for robust and easy-to-use technologies in medical imaging, providing more rapid and accurate screening. This is part of what the CRIMSON project aims to deliver.
Optical microscopy is one of the most used methods for imaging and visualization of samples. Due to their numerous advantages, optical microscopes are used in many different fields, ranging from biology and medicine to forensic science.
Spectroscopy is the scientific field dedicated to studying the relationships between matter and radiation. A form of non-destructive testing, spectroscopy is widely applied in many science and industry areas to understand various specimens' molecular make-up. This article takes a look at how spectroscopy is used in forensic science.
Several laser technologies have been produced to help PD patients' quality of life. This article discusses these in more detail.
Swiss company Metrohm, a world-renowned manufacturer of high-precision instruments for chemical analysis, has announced its new SERS-based portable analysis system developed to improve food safety.