2020-08-25 - T.K. Hareendran

DIY Laser Virtual Floor Marker

This article presents basic design ideas for laser virtual floor markers using inexpensive and readily available components...

2020-07-27 - Renesas Electronics

High accuracy optically isolated delta-sigma modulator for industrial automation applications

High precision rv1s9353a provides current sensing and voltage monitoring, and directly connects to MPUs, MCUs, SoCs AND FPGAs with a…

2020-07-14 - Yoelit Hiebert

Artificial lighting disrupts wildlife

Artificial lighting results in behavior disruption, injury, and death to thousands of animals each year.

2020-07-06 - Maxim Integrated Products

Dual-Photodetector Optical Sensors Accelerate Time to Market for Wearables

The MAXM86146, integrated with advanced algorithms, saves space and reduces development time by up to six months

2020-06-12 - Leti

Researchers break throughput record for LiFi using single GaN blue μ-LED

Data-transmission rate of 7.7Gbps positions Lifi as possible replacement for Wi-Fi with further R&D and industrial standardization to ensure interoperability…

2020-06-09 - Kristof Beets

What is ray tracing and how is it enabling real-time 3D graphics?

There is no doubt then that real-time ray tracing has a bright future making this undoubtedly an exciting time for…

2020-06-05 - Gina Roos

DARPA programs: Advancing technology from quantum computing to passive 3D sensors

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, the U.S. DARPA continues to work on advancing technologies and new programs. Let's look…

2020-06-04 - Bill Schweber

Can your camera capture trillions of frames per second?

This complicated, sophisticated electro-optical system is a super-fast camera which can take a series of 1000 images at a multi-trillion…

2020-05-13 - Bill Schweber

Terahertz waves and acoustic modulation: A datalink “Odd Couple”?

Researchers have mixed two radically different forms of energy waves, using laser-generated acoustic pulses to modulate terahertz waves generated by…

2020-05-06 - Bill Schweber

Is Optical Computing in Our Future?

Forget digital electronics: the long-discussed dream of optical computing may have taken another small step forward with the recent development…