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Infrared imaging system monitors transportation structures in real time
A thermal measurement system architecture designed for real-time, long-term monitoring of transportation infrastructures was evaluated on a bridge in Switzerland.
FUEGO: a satellite system for rapid location of wildfires
Combining imaging, computation, software modeling, and satellite hosting systems with firefighting methods may enable cost-effective detection and monitoring of wildland fires in their first few minutes.
14 February 2014
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
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