Article - 16 Mar 2013
Microchannel plates are solid state detectors that are made up of parallel arrays of tiny single channel electron multipliers.
Article - 9 Aug 2012
This article gives an introduction to Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, a technique which is a key tool in the analytical arsenal of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars.
News - 28 Apr 2015
Transportation accidents, such as trucks crashing on a highway or rockets failing on a launch pad, can create catastrophic fires. It’s important to understand how burning droplets of fuel are...
News - 11 Jun 2013
Automation, ease of use and balancing capabilities with lower cost are at the top of the list of priorities for laboratory technicians in search of faster, more accurate answers in applied sciences,...
News - 28 Apr 2010
Internal waves — huge but nearly invisible ripples that occur in the oceans, the atmosphere and stars — can play an important role in climate change and other processes, but there is...
At the overlap between the worlds of science and industry, CORDOUAN Technologies was born in September 2007 from the impetus of David Jacob (CTO) and Mathias Pennec (CEO), originating respectively...
News - 1 Jul 2008
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have won six R+D 100 Awards for innovative technologies in areas ranging from national security to the...
Article - 26 Oct 2018
This article details how the output quality of a display is measured.
News - 21 Nov 2007
"See those white sparks?" asks Kirk Czymmek, as he points to the video on his computer screen of a highly magnified heart cell in action. Tiny fireworks flash across the screen with every...
Article - 3 Sep 2010
It is the shift in wavelength of the inelastically scattered radiation that provides the chemical and structural information. Raman shifted photons can be of either higher or lower energy, depending...