News tagged with optical technology

Deep cleaning with carbon dioxide

One of the many interesting items on show is a tool that combines – in one step – cleaning with supercritical carbon dioxide and cleaning with CO2 snow.

dateOct 09, 2012 in Engineering
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Explained: Femtoseconds and attoseconds

Back in the first half of the 20th century, when MIT's famed Harold "Doc" Edgerton was perfecting his system for capturing fast-moving events on film, the ability to observe changes unfolding at a scale of ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in General Physics
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High-resolution microscopy without a lens

(Phys.org)—Over the past several years, major advances have been made at UCLA in the field of lens-less computational imaging technology, particularly in the design of lens-free holographic microscopes, which, because of ...

dateSep 05, 2012 in Optics & Photonics
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