Keyword: Photonics

Photonics/​Optics

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

With the addition of sensors and enhanced communication tools, providing lightweight, portable power has become even more challenging. Army-funded research demonstrated a new...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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.
Products: Energy
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...

INSIDER: Energy

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: Photonics/Optics
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Materials
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
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...

Briefs: Materials
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Articles: Defense
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Articles: Aerospace
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.
INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision goggles,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.
INSIDER: Defense

Satellites do a lot of things — they help people navigate from one place to another, they deliver television programming, they search for new stars and exo-planets and they enable...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Spatiotemporal imaging contains a large class of imaging problems, which involve collecting a sequence of data sets to resolve both the spatial and temporal (or spectral) distributions of...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Fiber lasers have found widespread applications in industrial material processing, scientific research and military systems due to their advantages of easy maintenance,...

Briefs: Defense

The U.S. Navy is constantly predicting future threats and contemplating new weapon technologies to counter them. One of those technologies is directed-energy (DE)...

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