Optical frequency combs consist of light frequencies made of equidistant laser lines. They have already revolutionized the fields of frequency metrology, timing and spectroscopy.
Researchers from The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, led by Professor Daewook Kim, consider advancements in optical engineering for future telescopes, in a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances.
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have improved their laser frequency-comb instrument to make parallel measurements of three airborne greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, nitr...
The new compact infrared Optris Xi 410 camera combines the benefits of infrared cameras and infrared thermometers.
According to a new study, thermal imaging techniques can determine whether a specific wound requires additional management, thus serving as an early alert system to enhance chronic wound care.
Optical Surfaces Ltd. announce a new series of Reflective Beam Expanders with an output clear aperture of 75mm and a selection of magnifications, which are designed for researchers requiring high performance and ease-of-use.
Designed to visually scan large areas for moisture issues, air leaks, electrical problems, and more, the FLIR MR265 Moisture Meter and Thermal Imager with MSX empowers professionals to quickly identify and locate water leaks and other moisture issues at the source.
Narita International Airport is Japan’s busiest airport and the first to acquire the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) implemented by Airports Council International.
Alluxa, Inc., a global leader in high-performance optical coatings and filters and thin-film deposition technologies, announces the ground-breaking development of 15-band optical filters for use in the Exoplanet Transmission Spectroscopy Imager instrument at Texas A&M University, Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, and Department of Physics & Astronomy.
A team of scientists led by the Department of Applied Physics at Osaka University, the Department of Physics and Electronics at Osaka Prefecture University, and the Department of Materials Chemistry at Nagoya University used photoinduced force microscopy to map out the forces acting on quantum dots in three dimensions.
The ability to precisely control the various properties of laser light is critical to much of the technology that we use today, from commercial virtual reality headsets to microscopic imaging for biomedical research.
In 2018, Arthur Ashkin received the Nobel Prize for developing optical tweezers, which employ light in the form of a high-powered laser beam to seize and exploit particles.
Focuslight Technologies, a global provider of high-power diode lasers and micro-optics, has announced the Focuslight BeamRazor™ LE02 pulsed laser line beam transmitter module designed for beam steering LiDAR systems with steering mirrors or MEMS, as well as receivers such as ADP and SPAD/SiPM.
The University of Michigan has created a novel electrode that could allow organic light-emitting diodes to produce 20% more light. It might help lengthen the battery life of smartphones and laptops, as well as improve the energy efficiency of next-generation televisions and displays.
Organic light-emitting diodes are widely used in display technology and are also being investigated for lighting applications.