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IR-seeking missiles guided by imaging systems can locate targets even under laser dazzle, enabling them to track and pose a threat to aircraft.
15 October 2014
Simulated test protocols are used to investigate the effectiveness of a novel and non-lethal approach for the degradation of human performance.
23 September 2014
Information generated from vehicle encounters aids localization during navigation signal outages.
19 September 2014

A pre-processing procedure can diminish the data noise from new-generation hyperspectral sensors, thus minimizing negative impacts on target detection algorithms.

18 September 2014
Coherent arrays of fiber lasers appear scalable to weapons-class (100kW) powers with near-perfect beam quality in rugged and compact packages.
12 September 2014
Despite improvements in performance, as yet no face-tracking algorithm is capable of simultaneously tracking and identifying a relatively large number of faces in high-resolution video frames in real time.
8 September 2014
Israeli academic, nuclear partners to found photonics R&D center
Ben Gurion University and Soreq Nuclear Research Center establishing photonics and electro-optics facility with NIS175m (€37m) funding.
30 October 2014
Newport lands $26M ultrafast laser deal
Sources for surgical applications set to ship over the next two years as CEO hails 'excellent momentum'.
30 October 2014
Thorlabs expands QCL offering with Corning deal
Acquisition of the glass giant's optoelectronics research group includes strategic partnership with Daylight.
28 October 2014
Proposals meeting scheduled for US photonics 'hub'
November proposers' meeting in Arlington and NPI webinar to disseminate latest information.
23 October 2014