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James Churnside: Lidar on board -- imaging water surfaces at sea level
Jana Huisman: Photonics outreach is key to continued technology growth
Kathy Perkins: Science simulations facilitate STEM education, develop problem-solving skills
Active remote detection of radioactivity based on electromagnetic signatures
A proposed new concept uses laser radiation and a probe beam to detect electromagnetic signatures in the vicinity of radioactive material and enables standoff detection at distances greater than 100m.
30 October 2013
STORM: a sounding and tracking observatory for regional meteorology
Increases in storm intensity and occurrence are demanding improved real-time sensors and prediction capabilities in storm forecasting.
29 October 2013
Difference frequency generation makes tunable mid-IR lasers possible
Nonlinear frequency mixing of two laser sources results in a widely tunable laser perfectly suited for molecular spectroscopy.
24 October 2013
High-power pulsed fiber lasers for space-based remote sensing
Specialty fiber and component development may enable long-range laser radar and standoff chemical detection.
10 October 2013
Ground-based monitoring of UV radiation
The UV radiation Monitoring and Research Program provides long-term measurements of ground-level solar radiation over the continental United States.
7 October 2013
A miniature spectral imager for lightweight satellites
Novel tunable filter technology enables the launch of small remote sensing satellites at low cost and with greater frequency.
27 September 2013
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