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SPIE Security + Defence 2016 | Call for Papers

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Defense & Security

Detecting chemical threats at safe standoff distances
An eye-safe, mid-IR hyperspectral active standoff detection system provides identification, detection, and confident quantification of chemical mixtures.
Several multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles are used to demonstrate the potential applications of 3D imaging ladar systems.
17 May 2016
Combining a plasmonic photomixer with a novel two-section digital distributed feedback laser diode enables generation of high-power, wavelength-tunable terahertz radiation at room temperature.
19 April 2016
A collaboration between the US government, industry, and academia would present an opportunity for individual partner capabilities to be exchanged and harnessed.
22 March 2016
Post-selecting energy-time-entanglement quantum key distribution systems are vulnerable to security attacks where the hacker can infiltrate without leaving a trace.
22 March 2016
A variant of Raman spectroscopy allows detection and identification of concealed material without affecting the sample, showing promise as a defense technique.
8 March 2016
QCL-based system performs terahertz spectroscopy in seconds
MIT development based on chip-scale lasers and THz frequency comb could have applications in rapid detection of explosives.
26 May 2016
e2v upbeat on strong imaging sales
Annual results show 17% rise in sales of imaging products thanks in part to strong pull from machine vision applications and Anafocus contribution.
18 May 2016
'3D mapping' method wins Giuseppe Inghilleri award
Netherlands’ Sander Oude Elberink wins 4-yearly prize for his landscape analysis, adopted by government agency.
18 May 2016
European Commission backs €1BN quantum technologies 'flagship'
Digital Economy commissioner Günther Oettinger outlines plans for a major new innovation program at event in Delft.
17 May 2016
Advanced Platforms for Sensing in the Air, Space, Maritime/Undersea, and Ground Domains

Sierra-Olympic Technologies

Amplification Technologies

Princeton Infrared Technologies