News tagged with sensor technologies

New-generation sensor combines lasers and mechanics

(Phys.org) -- 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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