Laser-Based Defense Technology

2021-08-23T16:03:55-04:00

NATO, Russia, and China have been engaged in a new arms race for quite a while. The top prizes now include hypersonics, railguns, and lasers. After years of study and development, not to mention billions of dollars spent, the three technologies are now finally starting [...]

Laser-Based Defense Technology2021-08-23T16:03:55-04:00

Explosives Detection

2021-02-11T11:39:42-05:00

Rapid explosive detection is vital to protecting lives as well as significant damage to the property. In the past, there have been a number of methods to identify explosives and prohibit them from being transported across the U.S. borders; for example, imaging and chemical identification. [...]

Explosives Detection2021-02-11T11:39:42-05:00

Leveraging Satellites To Track Climate Change

2021-01-22T12:47:49-05:00

Governments all over the world are joining forces to address the issue of climate change. With the increase in global warming driven by human greenhouse gas emissions and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns, space agencies have also entered the fight to heal the Earth’s climate. […]

Leveraging Satellites To Track Climate Change2021-01-22T12:47:49-05:00

Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits

2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

As technology increases, the art of counterfeiting increases. The digital technology revolution has had a profound effect on counterfeiting technology. Each of the three major steps involved in digital imaging technology is used in counterfeiting: (1) acquiring the image, (2) processing the image, and (3) printing the image. When we [...]

Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

CHemCam – identifying and targeting rocks

2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

CHemCam - identifying and targeting rocks - laser technology/laser lenses  On August 5th, 2016, NASA’s newest rover arrived on Mars carrying a host of state-of-the-art instruments, including the head-mounted, rock-zapping lazer called ChemCham. Chemistry and Camera complex (ChemCam) is a suite of remote sensing instruments on Mars for the Curiosity [...]

CHemCam – identifying and targeting rocks2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00
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