Optics, Photonics, & Lasers

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Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Application Briefs: Communications
pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army Europe and Africa with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system
Briefs: Aerospace
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
White Papers: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Optic Rotary Joints Add a Spin to Sensing, Mobile, and Robotic Fiber Systems

To the passing optical signals, fiberoptic rotary joints (FORJs) are nothing more than fiber connectors, which provide connection between one or multiple...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Application Briefs: Defense
Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.
INSIDER: Defense

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.
Application Briefs: Materials
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?
Application Briefs: Defense
VINCORION will supply spare parts for the PUMA infantry fighting vehicle’s weapon aiming and tracking system.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Application Briefs: Materials
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.

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