Detectors & Imaging

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(Image credit: UCLA)
Detectors & Imaging

Terahertz focal-plane array enables real-time, super-resolution imaging

Jan. 4, 2024
A plasmonic photoconductive terahertz focal-plane array (THz-FPA) tackles a long-standing imaging speed problem and enables rich, high-quality terahertz information.
(Photo credit: Sam O’Keefe/University of Missouri)
Detectors & Imaging

Webb’s infrared images reveal transients within Christmas Tree Galaxy Cluster

Dec. 20, 2023
Imagery from Webb Space Telescope and gravitational lensing effects may help researchers hunt for dark matter.
(Image credit: F. Guo et al. [2])
Detectors & Imaging

Seeing AR through the eyes of a shipmaster

Nov. 15, 2023
Research reveals the capabilities high-end systems must have to meet users’ needs within the complex marine environment.
First Light Imaging
Detectors & Imaging

Drone-enabled solution to PV inspection

Nov. 10, 2023
Combining a line laser, SWIR camera, and drone technology provides PV plant operators with a contactless solution to improve their ongoing inspection processes.
(Photo credit: Werner Slocum/NREL)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers Tim Silverman and Nicole Luna look over data generated by PLatypus, which was connected to a photovoltaics system on the Flatirons campus.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers Tim Silverman and Nicole Luna look over data generated by PLatypus, which was connected to a photovoltaics system on the Flatirons campus.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers Tim Silverman and Nicole Luna look over data generated by PLatypus, which was connected to a photovoltaics system on the Flatirons campus.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers Tim Silverman and Nicole Luna look over data generated by PLatypus, which was connected to a photovoltaics system on the Flatirons campus.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers Tim Silverman and Nicole Luna look over data generated by PLatypus, which was connected to a photovoltaics system on the Flatirons campus.
Detectors & Imaging

Photoluminescence imaging tool inspects solar cells for invisible damage

Nov. 2, 2023
Solar cells inside a photovoltaic module can crack during hail events or other extreme weather without breaking the glass—which effects their power output—but a ‘PLatypus’ tool...
Lasers & Sources

Machine vision light available in white or red wavelengths

Feb. 20, 2024
The JWL225-DO light source provides external illumination for logistics.
Detectors & Imaging

Luminance and color measurement camera features a straight lens

Feb. 19, 2024
The LumiTop 5300 AR/VR 2D luminance and color measurement camera has 24 Mpixel resolution.
Detectors & Imaging

CMOS image sensor features 2.8 µm global shutter pixel

Feb. 16, 2024
The Emerald Gen2 CMOS image sensor is available in 8.9 or 12 Mpixels.
Detectors & Imaging

SWIR cameras offer up to 100 fps

Feb. 14, 2024
Acuros 4 and Acuros 6 shortwave-infrared (SWIR) cameras provide 6.3 and 4.2 Mpixel global snapshot shutter arrays.