News - 6 Nov 2007
An optical modulator based on negative-index metamaterials could be faster and more compact than existing telecoms devices.
One drawback of so-called negative-index metamaterials (NIMs) is that...
News - 4 Nov 2007
Relume Technologies is not a lighting giant like General Electric or Philips -- at least not yet.
But the Oakland County-based company, with just 32 employees and 12 patents on LED lighting...
Article - 15 Jul 2014
Multispectral imaging involves acquisition of multiple images of the same scene utilizing different spectral filters, representing a great compromise between hyperspectral imaging and broadband...
News - 27 Oct 2007
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with scientists at NASA’s Ames Research Center, have built a low-cost robotic device that enables any digital camera to produce...
News - 28 Sep 2007
The deployment of space platforms that capture sunlight for beaming down electrical power to Earth is under review by the Pentagon, as a way to offer global energy and security benefits - including...
Article - 23 May 2013
Dr. Brian Manning, Application Scientist with Chroma Technology Corporation talks to AZoOptics about high-transmission precision optics.
Article - 10 May 2013
The argon laser is a unique gas laser, as it uses a noble gas (argon) as the active medium. It is commonly referred to as argon ion laser.
Article - 7 May 2013
A helium–neon laser or HeNe laser is a gas laser consisting of a mixture of neon and helium within a small bore capillary tube, which is excited by a DC electrical discharge.
News - 6 Aug 2007
The world's largest bolometer camera for submillimetre astronomy is now in service at the 12-m APEX telescope, located on the 5100m high Chajnantor plateau in the Chilean Andes. LABOCA was...
Article - 15 Nov 2012
Large OLED displays have been promised for a long time, but are only now beginning to come to market. Are OLEDs really better than LCDs, and why are they so difficult to commercialize?