Keyword: Photonics

Photonics/​Optics

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Working together with a local business and academic professionals at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) team members at...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Although a vast majority of fiber optic strain sensors use single mode fiber, multimode fiber has a higher nonlinear threshold that enables higher light levels and lower noise.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Through a Small Business Innovative Research contract awarded to MetroLaser, Inc., by the U.S. Navy, a system is being developed to measure the gas velocity of engine exhaust to...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Mounted armored vehicles such as the Bradley have long been used as heavy weapons platforms with long range sensors to hunt targets and provide armored transportation to...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?
See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

INSIDER: Defense

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

INSIDER: Energy

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: Weapons Systems
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army Europe and Africa with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system
Briefs: Weapons Systems
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Products: Photonics/Optics
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: Nanotechnology
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
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.
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...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Briefs: Imaging
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Aerospace
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: Semiconductors & ICs
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.

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