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Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 400 watt portable LED work light mounted to a wheel barrow style cart with wheels.
DALLAS, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report segments the fiber optic beam expander market on the basis of the different types of designs, devices, applications, and
NEW YORK, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced it will hold a quarterly conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday,
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PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS(TM)) today proudly introduces the launch of their newest product the VeroVision(TM) Mail Screener, which utilizes
LONDON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The laser cutting machine is a machine which uses laser beam to cut materials such as acrylic, plastic, wood, fabric, and many other non-metallic materials.
ITHACA, N.Y., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rembrandt 3D Corp.
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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Hyperspectral Imaging market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of
LONDON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Different laser technologies comprising gas, solid, and fiber are used for laser processing techniques, which includes cutting, welding, drilling, marking,
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 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,...
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...
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...
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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