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Increasing Military Safety: Optics In Defense

2022-08-04T19:07:16-04:00

Defense applications are more demanding than any other type. That’s why mission components require durability and stable functionality above all else. Defense professionals cannot afford mission failure, or the consequences will be substantial. Therefore, optical lenses for defense applications must adhere to strict standards to [...]

Increasing Military Safety: Optics In Defense2022-08-04T19:07:16-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping

2021-09-27T13:49:59-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping Part 1 of  “Drones at Work” focused on drones in the agriculture industry. We learned about how drones are constantly proving to be excellent commercial resources for farmers, significantly improving efficiency and reliability. In part 2, [...]

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping2021-09-27T13:49:59-04:00

Underwater Robot Completes Sampling Operation

2020-04-28T18:12:24-04:00

The first ever automated underwater robot has now completed its first operation, diving down 500 meters and collecting a sample. The robot, named Nereid Under Ice (NEI), was development in partnership with The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and NASA’s Planetary Science and Technology from Analog Research (PSTAR) program. [...]

Underwater Robot Completes Sampling Operation2020-04-28T18:12:24-04:00

A Guide To Hand Lenses

2020-04-28T18:12:24-04:00

Hand lenses are utilized in many industries including jewelry but they also serve the earth science fields as a great tool to view objects at a magnified scale, on site and without the bulkiness of other magnifying devices. A hand lens comprises of 2 parts, the first being the optics [...]

A Guide To Hand Lenses2020-04-28T18:12:24-04:00

3D Simulations Of Black Hole Dynamics

2020-04-28T18:12:34-04:00

In the past, 3D simulations of black hole dynamics have modelled plasma made of electrons and positrons as a continuum. Recently, and for the first time, a team of astrophysicists have calculated how individual particles of matter and antimatter swirl around a rotating black hole. […]

3D Simulations Of Black Hole Dynamics2020-04-28T18:12:34-04:00

What Is An Optical Beam Expander?

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

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 [...]

What Is An Optical Beam Expander?2020-04-28T18:13:28-04:00

High-Resolution Lens Assemblies

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

UKA specializes in designing and manufacturing high quality, precision lenses. We have several high-resolution lens assemblies from which you can choose depending on the specific parameters that would be the most suitable to meet the requirements with respect to image size and quality. […]

High-Resolution Lens Assemblies2020-04-28T18:13:28-04:00

Laser Technology Advancements

2020-05-03T11:58:53-04:00

Imagine knowing enough about Earth’s atmosphere to predict climate trends, or knowing enough about a hurricane to get the right people evacuated. Consider a time when advances in medical procedures retire the scalpel to the museum. Even in precision-manufacturing, laser technology advancements can potentially bring consumer costs down because of [...]

Laser Technology Advancements2020-05-03T11:58:53-04:00
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