News tagged with laser scanning

Use a laser, save a tree

(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.

dateMar 15, 2012 in Engineering
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Laser scanning accurately 'weighs' trees

A terrestrial laser scanning technique that allows the structure of vegetation to be 3D-mapped to the millimetre is more accurate in determining the biomass of trees and carbon stocks in forests than current ...

dateNov 21, 2014 in Ecology
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New freeform standards to support scanning CMMs

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, has developed a new range of three dimensional standards for verifying freeform coordinate measurement machines (CMMs). The standard allows ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Engineering
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Nano Measurement in the 3rd Dimension

From the motion sensor to the computer chip - in many products of daily life components are used whose functioning is based on smallest structures of the size of thousandths - or even millionths - of millimetres. ...

dateJul 06, 2009 in Nanophysics
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