Keyword: Optical Components

Photonics/​Optics

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Articles: Communications
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Products: Communications
4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Aerospace
Articles: Photonics/Optics
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?
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
INSIDER: Defense

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...

INSIDER: Imaging

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...

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Defense
The Slovak army is the 6th armed force to choose the modern 5th generation SPIKE LR2 missile.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.
Articles: Aerospace
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.
Application Briefs: Defense
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Articles: Communications
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.