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Optical Engineering

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Sensing & Measurement

Polymerized liquid crystals as actuators and sensors
Novel liquid-crystalline polymers that respond to specific stimuli by changing their shape or color can be used as soft actuators and optical sensors for environmental, energy, and biomedical applications.
A novel elastomer-based device combines electroadhesion with electroactive polymer actuation, and can hold objects up to 80 times its weight.
11 May 2016

A physical analytical model has been developed for a novel graphene-nanoribbon-based device.

2 May 2016
Microspherical whispering gallery mode resonators provide a simpler, cheaper, and more compact laser source for emission in the continuous-wave regime at all visible wavelengths.
22 April 2016
A novel low-cost scanning microscope enables robust, scalable imaging for microfluidic systems and photonic integrated circuits.
22 April 2016
A new hardware-accelerated projective transformation engine is embedded within a high-speed digital light processing projector.
18 April 2016
Multiphoton microscopes to speed up disease diagnosis
£850,000 project yields two potential new inspection tools for diverse applications in medicine.
25 May 2016
Japan's Optex group buys UK's Gardasoft Vision
International security and sensing group adds booming LED lighting specialist to its roster.
24 May 2016
Huddersfield professor appointed to RAE/Renishaw Chair
Prof Xiangqian Jiang working on precise measurement tools for future factories and "Industry 4.0".
18 May 2016
Optalysys brings optical processing to bear on big data
As computing grapples with Moore's Law, an optical platform offers a fast route to solving complex equations.
18 May 2016
 
Brad Tousley plenary talk: Advanced platforms for sensing in the air, space, maritime/undersea, and ground domains

Princeton Infrared Technologies