News tagged with sensor technologies

Istanbul—The earthquake risk of a megacity

Today the drilling starts for a seismic monitoring network on the Marmara Sea near Istanbul. Specially designed seismic sensors in eight boreholes on the outskirts of Istanbul and around the eastern Marmara Sea will monitor ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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High-resolution microscopy without a lens

(—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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The laser beam as a "3D painter"

(—There are many ways to create three dimensional objects on a micrometer scale. But how can the chemical properties of a material be tuned at micrometer  precision? Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Materials Science
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New-generation sensor combines lasers and mechanics

( -- Swiss scientists have developed a rapid, precise opto-mechanical measurement system that can be embedded into a silicon chip. This new technology could revolutionize the domain of sensors and atomic force microscopy.

dateJul 26, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Sailing with nerves of glass

In the world of racing, tiny details can be the difference between victory and defeat. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of racing yachts are always on the lookout for new technologies to optimize boats and sails. ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Engineering
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