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Metamaterial Applications Revisited: Optical and Acoustic
Metamaterial Applications Revisited: Optical and Acoustic
We have previously discussed metamaterials in an overview regarding their uses in lens design and optical cloaking, but the metamaterial realm stretches much further than that. Today, let us dive into ...
Miniature Lens Types and Production for Optical Devices
Miniature Lens Types and Production for Optical Devices
The convenience and size of modern electronics make it easy to overlook the amount of engineering crammed into each device. For instance, most individuals do not consider what went into loading multiple ...
X-Ray Diffraction: Getting to Know Crystal Structures (Part Ⅰ)
X-Ray Diffraction: Getting to Know Crystal Structures (Part Ⅰ)
When we study materials, utilizing X-ray to understand crystalline structure is essential. Microscopic structure and atomic composition determine critical properties of matter such as the melting point, ...
Da Vinci History: The Surgery Technique that Revolutionized Medicine
Da Vinci History: The Surgery Technique that Revolutionized Medicine
Minimally invasive surgery is typically the most desirable option when getting a surgical procedure done. Mayo Clinic reports that a patient will typically experience less pain and encounter fewer ...
Electron Spectroscopy for Surfaces Analysis
Electron Spectroscopy for Surfaces Analysis
The electron can provide lots of information about a material’s surface in electron spectroscopy studies. Traditionally, electron spectroscopy uses the characteristics of electrons emitted from ...
How Does E-Ink Work? Understanding the Science
How Does E-Ink Work? Understanding the Science
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Gentec-EO – a leading manufacturer of laser power and energy meters. Electronic ink or electrophoretic displays (EPD) is a revolutionary technology which is replacing ...
Display Types in Smartphones: A Comparative Review
Display Types in Smartphones: A Comparative Review
Today’s blog post is sponsored by DataRay – a leading manufacturer of laser beam profiling solutions. Smartphones only improve with each evolution of upgrades. Every time the capabilities of technology ...
Traffic Signals and Intersections: An Innovative Approach
Traffic Signals and Intersections: An Innovative Approach
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Horiba – a leading manufacturer of spectroscopy and material analysis solutions. Most people have experienced the frustration of traffic signals. The lights change at the ...
RADAR and LiDAR for Remote Sensing and Object Tracking
RADAR and LiDAR for Remote Sensing and Object Tracking
Both LiDAR and RADAR are well-established methods of detection and remote sensing. Some systems benefit from using radar while others are better served using LiDAR. In some cases, the two techniques may ...
Laser Welding: A Highly Efficient Automation Method
Laser Welding: A Highly Efficient Automation Method
Welding is a process that fuses two materials together by heat and/or pressure. Metals and plastics are the most common materials welded together. Surprisingly wood can be welded too although the actual ...