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2014-01-09 23:02:20

The short course and roundtable sessions will provide optics industry CEOs and managers with strategies to attract customers. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014

2013-12-17 23:01:05

HGH Infrared Systems wins coveted innovation award at ENOVA Paris show for coolspeed technology on their RCN blackbody products. Paris, France (PRWEB) December

2013-11-05 10:46:44

Researchers at the University of Chicago are developing computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) and quantitative image analysis (QIA) methods for mammograms, ultrasounds and magnetic resonance images (MRIs) to identify specific tumor characteristics, including size, shape and sharpness, said lead researcher Maryellen Giger, A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology/Medical Physics and director of the Imaging Research Institute at the University of Chicago.

2013-08-20 23:01:18

SPIE Optics + Photonics attendees are invited to see a demonstration of Lake Shore's prototype terahertz materials characterization system at booth 623. Columbus,

Digital Streak Camera Captures High-speed Objects In Full-color Photographs
2013-08-14 10:37:21

Researchers at MetroLaser, Inc., have developed a new design for a digital streak camera that captures full-color images of projectiles traveling up to 3350 m/s, which is 10 times the speed of sound.

2013-06-14 11:24:03

Out in the wilds or anywhere off the grid, sophisticated instruments small enough to fit in a shirt pocket will one day scavenge power from sunlight, body heat, or other sources to monitor water quality or bridge safety, enabling analysis in the field rather than bringing samples and data back to the lab.

Image Quality Increased In Widely Used 3D Printing Technique
2013-05-25 06:57:13

Research conducted at Curtin University in Perth has enabled significant increases in image quality in a widely used 3D printing technique that is more than 100 years old.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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