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Image processing provides better views under water
A novel filter that enhances underwater video footage in remotely operated vehicle systems is well suited to both military and civilian applications.
Sulfur copolymers for IR optics
A novel polymer made from sulfur is easily molded and has superior transmission properties in the IR from 600nm up to 6μm with a 1μm stop band.
17 July 2014
Maximizing the efficiency and affordability of high-performance radar
A new, simple, knowledge-unaided power-centroid radar approach yields high signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratios.
7 July 2014
Automated recognition of human activities in video streams in real time
A system using standard surveillance cameras senses human activities relevant for early detection of military threats.
30 June 2014
Multi-sensory surveillance for moving vehicles
A system that analyzes data from networks of affordable platform-mounted sensors recognizes security threats to trucks, ships, trains, and other mobile assets.
17 June 2014
Plasmonic paper for trace detection of analytes
Filter paper decorated with plasmonic nanostructures acts as a flexible surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrate for trace detection.
2 June 2014
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International Space Station set for $124M photonics kit
$94M lidar system and $30M high-resolution spectrometer to study impacts of climate change.
1 August 2014
Buoyant Newport targets precision machining with V-Gen deal
Award-winning Israeli developer of fiber lasers set to boost Spectra-Physics portfolio.
31 July 2014
Commercial sales up at FLIR Systems
But the thermal imaging giant reports an overall slowdown in sales following its restructuring.
24 July 2014
FLIR launches 'ONE' thermal imager for iPhone
Much-trailed $350 accessory puts infrared imaging hardware in the hands of the consumer.
23 July 2014
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David Nislick: Company grew through divestment, acquisitions
Philip M. Lubin plenary talk: DE-STAR -- A Planetary Defense and Exploration System
Michael Mertin: Photonics21 and the Perspectives from the European Photonics Industry
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Israeli Airline With Missile Defenses Goes to Israel When US Carriers Won’t
A Convicted Hacker and an Internet Icon Join Forces to Thwart NSA Spying
Military ramps up use of underwater drones. What do they do?
Biometrics emerge as pass code alternative [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette :: ]
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1st day topics at SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014: wearable optics, fusion energy, habitable worlds
In memoriam: Robert "Bob" Woltz, one of SPIE's founders
‘Exquisitely engineered’ human vision featured in Optical Engineering
Possible new manufacturing institute may focus on photonics – but community needs to get involved, says SPIE
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