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…

2020-04-06 - Bill Schweber

The Doppler Effect: Existed Before Railroads?

Of course the effect did exist before the railroads. However, it wasn’t yet defined by the physics of the day,…

2019-06-26 - Max Maxfield

Build Guide for DIY Audio Spectrum Analyzer

In addition to being the epitome of everything that flashing LEDs have to offer, this design is of an aesthetic…

2019-05-29 - Max Maxfield

Split Flap Displays Spark Rush of Nostalgia

This modern incarnation of a vintage display technology is making its mark in myriad locations, including retro art installations.

2019-05-27 - Corning Glass Technologies

Display Glass Requirements for Oxide TFT Technology

To build a display that meets high performance expectations, panel makers require a thermally and dimensionally stable glass to improve…