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Imaging at the speed of light

Researchers have improved upon a new camera technology that can image at speeds about 100 times faster than today's commercial cameras while also capturing more image frames. The new technology opens a host of new possibilities ...

dateJul 01, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Electron scavenging to mimic radiation damage

High energy radiation affects biological tissues, leading to short-term reactions. These generate, as a secondary product, electrons with low energy, referred to as LEEs, which are ultimately involved in radiation damage. ...

dateJun 30, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Recreating lightning for research

Sandia National Laboratories creates lightning in a lab to evaluate how anything from sensitive nuclear weapons components to entire buildings will hold up against the worst that nature might throw at them.

dateJun 30, 2016 in General Physics
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