An optical beam expander (also known as a collimator or up-collimator) is a two, or more, element optical system that changes the divergence characteristics and the size of the beam. They take a beam of light and expand its size. They are also used to reduce the beam diameter which may be useful when using acousto- […]
More and more robots and artificial intelligence is being seen throughout the world of technology. Alongside smartphones; fitness accessories and robotic appliances are showing up. Personal, practical and well-designed, these products bundle both robotic hardware and the ease of connected services into consumer-friendly packages for high-tech fans.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a fundamentally new type of optical imaging modality. OCT is a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take high-resolution, cross-section pictures of the retina, retinal nerve fiber layer, and the optic nerve head. OCT imaging is somewhat analogous to ultrasound B mode imaging except that it uses light […]
Although it’s a relatively recent marine research tool, underwater video monitoring in marine environments is becoming more widespread as the technology improves. Since the 1950’s it’s been used to monitor marine plankton, fish behavior and freshwater biodiversity. For the most part these video systems have been operated in clear-water environments, including coastal fish cages.
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An optical beam smoke detector is a device that uses a projected beam of light to detect smoke across large areas, typically as an indicator of fire. They are used to detect fires in buildings where standard point smoke detectors would either be uneconomical or restricted for use by the height of the building. Beam […]
Biophotonic technology plays a key role in providing the most effective, lowest-cost approaches for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease and maintaining a healthy U.S. citizenry.
Robotic farming is here and it’s showing up in small pockets of the world. In the not-too-distant future, our fields could all be tilled, sown, tended and harvested entirely by fleets of co-operating autonomous machines by land and air. They will be working both day and night.
Imaging single proteins has been a long-standing ambition for advancing various fields in natural science. For instance, structural biology, biophysics, and molecular nanotechnology. In particular, revealing the distinct conformations of an individual protein is of utmost importance. The past 20 years have witnessed the advent of numerous technologies to specifically and covalently label proteins in […]
Law enforcement agencies around the globe are beginning to rely more heavily on technology to assist in their roles to keep the peace. The use of CCTV cameras, and more recently, police robots, are aiding in many areas of law enforcement. Over the past 10 + years, the United Kingdom has become the most watched […]