QLED Display Enhances Biometric Security | Syntec Optics

The wide full-width-half-maximum (FWHM) of the electroluminescence (EL) spectra of OLEDs exhibit flaws as an appropriate light source for fingerprint recognition based on skin reflectance. Although inorganic light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have an extremely narrow FWHM, it is difficult to fabricate self-emitting inorganic LED-based displays for mobile smartphones without color filters. A group of researchers improved [..]

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Brain Imaging With Pulsed Laser Light | Syntec Optics

Researchers struggle to detect cognition accurately. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is currently used to measure brain activity. However, this method necessitates the patient lying still in a large, noisy, expensive apparatus. A portable and noninvasive brain imaging method is required to understand how the brain works. A group of scientists has created a high-performance [..]

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Lithium Niobate Chips For Moon Navigation | Syntec Optics

 According to world-leading scientists, super-thin lithium niobate chips made from lithium niobate are set to overtake silicon chips in light-based technologies, with potential applications ranging from remote ripening-fruit detection on Earth to lunar navigation. They claim that artificial crystal is the best platform for these technologies because of its superior performance and recent advances in [..]

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Micron Resolution 3D Printing | Syntec Optics

A study on microfabrication using additive manufacturing was conducted by researchers, which adds to the emerging paradigm shift of building microstructures with AM to revolutionize device design in fields such as medicine and energy storage. The study describes engineers’ new approach to addressing multiple microfabrication issues in AM and enabling 3D-printed objects as small as [..]

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Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy Data Rendering

Thanks to advancements in expansion microscopy, unprecedented views of the interiors of cells and other nanoscale structures are now possible. The advances could aid future research in neuroscience, pathology, and other biological and medical fields. Magnify is a universal molecular anchoring strategy for expansion microscopy, according to the paper, which describes new Magnify protocols. Magnify [..]

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Optomechanical Lattices Get Graphene Boost | Syntec Optics

Ground-state cooling, quantum squeezing, and remote entanglement of mechanical oscillators are just a few of the advances made possible by optomechanics. Pioneering theoretical studies have predicted that optomechanical lattices can access significantly richer physics and novel dynamics, such as quantum collective dynamics and topological phenomena. However, reproducing such devices experimentally under strict control and building [..]

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Holographic Algorithms - Drawing Lines In 3D Space

A group of researchers has created a deep learning-based ultrasound hologram generation framework technology that allows them to freely configure the form of focused ultrasound in real time using holograms. It is expected to be a foundational technology in brain stimulation and precision treatment. Ultrasound can treat conditions such as Alzheimer’s, depression, and pain. The [..]

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GigE Camera Helps To Study Mushroom Cultivation

Mushroom farmers are moving their outdoor operations into large greenhouses, shifting environmental factors away from external climates and toward internal microclimates. Environmental monitoring systems are installed in greenhouses to collect microclimate data. No sensor can directly measure mushroom growth to determine when adjustments are needed. Now scientists have come up with a GigE Camera solution. [..]

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Telecom Wavelength Light At Room Temperature | Syntec Optics

During the last decade, metal halide perovskites (MHPs) have emerged as a rising star in optoelectronics. Due to the intriguing optoelectronic properties of MHPs, cutting-edge optoelectronic technologies based on MHPs, such as perovskite solar cells (PSCs), light emitting diodes (LEDs), photodetectors (PDs), and lasers, have been leading the prevailing paradigm. Furthermore, MHPs have the advantages [..]

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Visible-Light Lasers Using Integrated Photonics | Syntec Optics

Microelectronics has transformed how we manipulate electricity, allowing for sophisticated electronic products that are now a necessary part of our daily lives. Integrated photonics has transformed how we control light in applications such as data communications, imaging, sensing, and biomedical devices. While near-infrared lasers have made some progress, the visible-light lasers that feed photonic chips [..]

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Improvement

LIBS is a rapidly developed chemical analysis technology for trace element analyses in gases, liquids, and solids. The plasma-grating-induced breakdown spectroscopy technique (GIBS) could overcome the limitations of FIBS. A high-power laser pulse is used in GIBS to elicit short-lived, high-temperature plasma in a sample. As the plasma cools, it emits spectral peaks corresponding to [..]

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Optics-On-A-Chip For Ultrafast Manipulation | Syntec Optics

Polarized light-based processing devices are one million times faster than current technology. Logic gates are the fundamental components of computer processors. Conventional logic gates are electronic and work by shuffling electrons around. On the other hand, researchers have been working on light-based optical logic gates to meet the data processing and transfer requirements of next-generation [..]

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Sulfur-Rich Polymer-Based Infrared Polarizer | Syntec Optics

Polarimetric images, which use polarizers to selectively reflect the transverse electric (TE) field and transmit the unpolarized incident light’s transverse magnetic (TM) field, can provide information such as shading and surface morphologies. On the other hand, current Infrared polarizers are primarily based on expensive and brittle ceramics with nano-gratings typically fabricated by time- and cost-consuming [..]

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Laser Interaction Observation Improves Manufacturing

The power of artificial intelligence (AI) applied to endometrial carcinoma microscopy images is demonstrated in a new study. The research team provides novel insights that could improve uterine cancer diagnosis and treatment. Researchers used AI to analyze microscopy images of thousands of endometrial carcinoma patients. This model was not a “black box,” but the researchers [..]

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Gas Sensor – Liquid Crystals, Holography, Metasurfaces

The physical world of electromagnetics has always been inextricably linked to the digital world of information. Wireless communication systems based on metasurfaces are only applicable in single-polarization scenarios. The capacity of transmitted information remains limited, as do transmission speeds. Based on anisotropic space-time-coding metasurfaces (STCMs), scientists created a frequency-polarization-division multiplexed wireless communication system and a [..]

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Organ Chips Enable Rapid Drug Repurposing | Syntec Optics

Precision medicine is starting to incorporate functional assays to evaluate anticancer agents on patient-isolated tissues or cells to select the most effective. Among these new technologies, dynamic BH3 profiling (DBP) has emerged and has extensively been used to predict treatment efficacy in different types of cancer. DBP uses synthetic BH3 peptides to measure early apoptotic [..]

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Quantum Technologies And Integrated Photonics | Syntec Optics

Researchers have created an all-optical method for driving multiple highly dense nanolaser arrays, which could lead to chip-based optical communication links that process and move data faster than current electronic devices. The use of optical fiber eliminated the need for large and complex electrodes, which are commonly used to power laser arrays. According to the [..]

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