News - 12 Jun 2018
Bolometers are devices used for monitoring electromagnetic radiation by heating an absorbing material. However, the majority of such devices have restricted bandwidth and have to be operated at...
News - 31 Jan 2018
Photonics West is the world’s largest multidisciplinary event focusing on photonics technologies. Every year over 20,000 people come to see, learn about, and purchase the latest devices,...
News - 23 Jun 2017
Traditional cameras—including those found on the thinnest of cellphones—cannot be really flat because of their optics: lenses that need a specific size and shape in order to function. Recently,...
News - 13 Apr 2015
Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes according to newly reported research. This...
News - 8 Oct 2012
UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that this region,...
Article - 29 Jan 2020
The continuously advancing field of sensor technologies has supported the widespread application of three-dimensional (3D) imaging technology.
Article - 24 May 2018
For some time, the development of infrared sensor technology was supported mostly by military applications. Today, the introduction of silicon technology in the last few decades has resulted in a...
News - 9 May 2013
Innovative projects including: smart-phone test and tracking systems for infectious diseases; fibre optic probes that can monitor people’s condition in intensive care; and in-home sensors that...
Article - 16 Mar 2018
This article discusses how to measure temperature with thermometers that in past proved difficult.