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Latest Refractive index Stories

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

2014-05-26 13:26:05

Michael Lewis's bestselling book "Flash Boys" describes how some brokers, engaging in high frequency trading, exploit fast telecommunications to gain fraction-of-a-second advantage in the buying and selling of stocks.

Flat Surface Turned Into Spherical Antenna Using New Device
2014-04-15 16:29:04

Broadband transformational optics lens, described in Applied Physics Letters, may lead to antenna dishes that are flat or conform to any surface

2013-11-04 23:02:13

Michael Marcus, Principal scientist at Rochester-based Lumetrics Inc, presents latest findings on precise refractive index measurements of lenses and other optical components at the 2013 OptiFab

Color Change Mechanism Squid And Octopi
2013-07-26 09:47:07

Researchers have discovered the mechanism responsible for the dramatic color changes in underwater creatures such as the squid and the octopus.

2013-03-08 23:00:47

Advances in refractometer technology have made urine test strips for sports hydration testing obsolete.

2013-01-17 23:01:06

NSG Precision Cells with the assistance of Atago now can offer customers a brix refractometer for almost every situation imaginable.

Negative Refraction In Metamaterials
2012-08-02 11:02:12

In a vacuum, light moves extraordinarily fast. Fast enough to circle the Earth seven times before you can literally blink your eye. When light travels through matter, however, it slows down by just less than a factor of five.

2012-06-27 17:50:04

The world’s smallest three-dimensional optical cavities with the potential to generate the world’s most intense nanolaser beams have been created by a scientific team led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.