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Fluorescence Microscopy: Multiphoton and Other Techniques
Fluorescence Microscopy is a Light Microscopy technique that utilizes fluorescence and phosphorescence to capture images of organic or inorganic structures. It is one of the most common instruments in ...
OLED Production: Composition and Color Patterning Techniques
Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) are most famously known for their use in foldable smart phone displays. From the Samsung Galaxy Fold to the Huawei Mate X (2019), these devices offer huge screens that ...
UV-DOAS Spectroscopy For Atmospheric Monitoring
Ultraviolet Doppler Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (UV-DOAS) is a long distance measurement technique used for detecting chemicals in the atmosphere. This technology is important in our modern world where ...
Ring Laser Gyroscopes for Inertial Navigation and Transportation Systems
Ring laser gyroscopes have come a long way since the first prototypes. The first gyrocompass was co-invented in 1908 by Elmer Sperry, a.k.a “the father of modern navigation technology,” and ...
VLC Enabled Indoor Navigation Systems for Visually Impaired People
VLC a.k.a Visual Light Communication Indoor Navigation systems are part of an inclusive, smart technology future for the visually impaired. As of 2018, there are about 1.3 billion people worldwide that ...
Minimally-Invasive Screening for Early Cervical Cancer Diagnosis
Modern Cervical Cancer Diagnoses and Statistics The World Health Organization estimates that there were 570,000 new cervical cancer diagnoses last year. This includes over 13,000 cases in the United States ...
Li-Fi Technology: A New Avenue for Wireless Data Communications
Light Fidelity, also known as Li-Fi, was invented by Professor Suat Topsu from Paris-Saclay University and introduced worldwide by German Physicist Harald Haas in a 2011 Ted talk. Haas did a demonstration ...
In Ovo Spectroscopy for Chicken Egg Sex Determination
In ovo spectroscopy is an emerging technology for the welfare of baby chicks. In the egg industry male chicks are considered flaws in production. Egg laying breeds do not grow enough meat for production, ...
A Doppler LiDAR System for Advanced Weather Monitoring
Wind and rainfall must be closely monitored in many domains including agricultural planning, flight safety, and early warnings of hazardous weather. Wind and rain detection is also important for long-term ...
STEM and Inclusion: Women’s Contributions to Optics and Photonics
Introduction: Women make up about 19% of SPIE Optics and Photonics (one of the leading optics/photonics exhibitions and conferences) plenary speakers, representative of an overall lack of diversity in ...