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Remote Sensing

New IR polarimeter for improved detection of oil on water
Results from a series of tests in a large saltwater tank demonstrate that IR polarimetric images provide much better contrast between oil and water than conventional visible and thermal IR measurements.
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From the SPIE Photonics West Show Daily: Three plenary speakers at LASE 2017 discussed the LIGO discovery of gravitational waves in space, laser-based direct-write methods, and high-power EUV light sources for lithography.

14 February 2017
Optical components move a high-resolution laser-scan pattern contained in a small field of view across a larger area, eliminating the need for heavy steering mechanisms on platforms such as helicopters.
19 January 2017
A new aircraft-certified instrument is suitable for unattended operation on the Polar 6 aircraft, and will ultimately be redesigned as a future microsatellite payload.
4 January 2017
A new instrument operates in the far-UV wavelength range and is compatible with a range of satellite platforms for science and space-operation support endeavors.
20 December 2016
A novel synergetic approach enables the identification of large-amplitude, short-period internal solitary waves from high-rate satellite altimeter data.
5 December 2016
 
Tom Pagano: CubeSat platform will lower cost of weather modeling and forecasting