Optics/​Photonics

Imaging

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Products: Electronics & Computers
A smart function kit, thermoelectric coolers, positioning stages, and more.
INSIDER: Imaging

Researchers have developed a proof-of-concept wearable x-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) layered between flexible plastic and gold...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Reference design kits, smart textiles, thermoplastic elastomers, and more.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
Features: Materials
Before you select RF components for an MRI machine, make sure you first understand the basic physics of the technology.
Products: Materials
CT software, electric robot, molding material, and more.
Supplements: Tubing & Extrusion
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Briefs: Medical
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
R&D: Tubing & Extrusion
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
News: Imaging

Humans aren’t the only mammals that form long-term bonds with a single, special mate – some bats, wolves, beavers, foxes, and other animals do, too. But new research from Duke...

News: Imaging

NASA estimates there are millions of pieces of space junk in low Earth orbit (LEO) – mostly pieces of old spacecraft and defunct satellites. This debris can reach speeds up to 18,000...

News: Imaging

Since the pandemic hit, researchers have been uncovering ways COVID-19 impacts other parts of the body, besides the lungs. Now, for the first time, a visual correlation has been found between...

News: Imaging

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Western Australia have developed a new imaging method to see where antibiotics have reached bacteria within tissues. The...

News: Medical

New research by the University of Kent has found that optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging technology can be used to distinguish between legitimate and counterfeit travel...

News: Medical

As LEDs replace traditional lighting systems, they bring more smart capabilities to everyday lighting. While you might use your smartphone to dim LED lighting at home,...

News: Medical

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the...

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...

From the Editor: Photonics/Optics
This year, our two winners both represent new imaging capabilities for medical devices.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
INSIDER: Medical

A new artificial intelligence platform detects COVID-19 by analyzing x-ray images of the lungs. Called DeepCOVID-XR, the machine-learning algorithm outperformed a team of...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Blog: Imaging

Pulmonology is a field of medicine that deals with respiratory tract diseases, and the medical imaging used by pulmonologists is predominantly chest imaging: CXR,...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The crow-like Confuciusornis, which lived about 120 million years ago, was one of the first birds to evolve a beak. Unfortunately, early beak evolution lacks sufficient study. Using an imaging...

News: Medical

Just as your skeleton helps your body move, fine skeleton-like filaments within your cells help cellular structures move. Researchers have developed an imaging method that lets them monitor a...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Briefs: Imaging
This form of radiation does not damage living tissues.
INSIDER: Design

Researchers have developed remote-controlled, mechanical microdevices that, when inserted into human tissue, can manipulate the fluid that surrounds them, collect cells or release...

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