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Detectors & Imaging

Seeing is believing with today’s CMOS image sensor technology

May 16, 2024
A new type of CMOS image sensor applies lateral overflow integration capacitor (LOFIC) to 2.1 µm pixel-generation automotive applications to enhance HDR images and mitigate LED...


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Laser Processing

How AI reduces laser joining costs

May 15, 2024
Machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI) have been introduced to decision making in quality control in a major automotive production facility.
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PODCAST: Interview with Andrei Dragomir, Aquark Technologies

May 14, 2024
Episode 7 of Following the Photons: A Photonics Podcast features Andrei Dragomir, founder and CEO of quantum tech company Aquark Technologies.
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Test & Measurement

Spectroscopy system manipulates polaritons, unveils quantum electrodynamics

May 13, 2024
An international team of researchers electrically control polaritonic states within plasmonic cavity systems via a new spectroscopy system—even at room temperature—and discover...

(Courtesy of Albrecht Stroh, University Medical Center Mainz and Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research)

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