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2015-04-06 23:00:21

Anton Paar announces the introduction of a new PFA micro flow cell for the Abbemat Performance and Performance Plus lines to improve handling of highly corrosive chemicals including Hydrochloric

2015-04-06 16:23:42

Film's Domestic IMAX Launch Totals $13.3 Million; International Tally Reaches $7.5 Million with Several Key Markets Yet to Open LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation

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2015-04-04 15:11:20

Star Trek's 'Tricorder' was an essential tool, a multifunctional hand-held device used to sense, compute, and record data in a threatening and unpredictable universe -- and it's no longer completely science fiction.

2015-04-02 23:10:27

CPM Camera Rigs, http://cpmcamerarigs.com has developed a camera rig specifically for the Smart Phone.

2015-04-02 12:29:24

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The photonic sensors market has undergone a drastic change based on the researches that have been conducted in the photonic

2015-04-02 08:38:31

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Fiber Optic Beam Expander Market by Design (Galilean, Keplerian), Device (Optical Communication,

2015-04-02 08:36:20

Sporting an Unmatched Fusion of Speed and Image Quality, the Exceptionally Compact Nikon 1 J5 Pushes the Boundaries for Those Passionate About Telling Their Stories through Amazing Images and HD Video

2015-04-02 00:20:04

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasts for Infrared Imaging Market (2020) and Thermal Imaging Systems Market (2019) available in New Research Reports of Semiconductor

2015-04-01 23:06:25

A multi-purpose camera, Lumenera’s new INFINITY3-6UR offers a larger field of view and 27 fps at full 6 megapixel resolution Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 01, 2015

2015-04-01 23:05:50

Linear High Power (LHP) Line Scan Light at greater than 5 million lux is the only scan light on the market to offer polarization. Muskegon, Michigan (PRWEB)


Latest Optics Reference Libraries

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Optics Communications
2012-04-30 14:35:08

Optics Communications is a peer-reviewed rapid-publication scientific journal published by Elsevier. This journal has been in publication since April of 1969, according to the Library of Congress. It reports on all fields of optical science and technology. The following subjects are covered in Optics Communications: Physical optics, Optical information and image processing, Guided wave optics, Atomic and molecular physics, Optical properties of condensed and soft matter, Quantum optics,...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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