Keyword: Optics

Photonics/​Optics

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Products: Electronics & Computers
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
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.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.
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: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
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.
White Papers: Electronics & Computers
High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

Well into its third decade of widespread deployment, VME adopted the new VXS gigabit serial interface, clearly representing the most significant leap in backplane data transfer rates...

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: Sensors/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...

Products: Test & Measurement
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Photonics/Optics
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Products: Materials
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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: Semiconductors & ICs
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Articles: Aerospace
The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
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.