Keyword: Optics

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R&D: Test & Measurement
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
Features: Imaging
Before you select RF components for an MRI machine, make sure you first understand the basic physics of the technology.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how ground ball screws are becoming a preferred choice for precise linear motion.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A novel system can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Briefs: Medical
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
Features: Test & Measurement
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Global Innovations: Medical
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Tiny photonic devices could be used to monitor a person’s health.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
R&D: Photonics/Optics

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

Features: Medical
Zhao's team looks to find the presence of both COVID-19 antigens and antibodies in lateral flow or PCR tests.
R&D: Test & Measurement
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Researchers used some architectural features from spiderwebs to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have used 3D printing to make electronic fibers, each 100 times thinner than a human hair, to create non-contact, wearable, portable respiratory sensors.
Briefs: Imaging
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This form of radiation does not damage living tissues.
R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new measurement method to test whether an exoskeleton and the person wearing it are moving smoothly and in harmony.
Briefs: Medical
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
R&D: Wearables
A wrist-mounted device continuously tracks the entire human hand in 3D.
Global Innovations: Medical
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.
Applications: Medical
Even the latest medical and biomedical innovations, from imaging equipment to sensors, require fasteners that never fail.
Briefs: Imaging
The number of colors is not limited by the microscope’s spectral channels or exploiting spectral crosstalk.

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