optics

DARPA Developing Super Scope

DARPA Developing Super Scope

Researchers at the Strategic Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) are developing new high resolution scopes that extend the range of viable image recognition and reduce atmospheric interference. Still in the early prototyping stage, DARPA hopes ...

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Finchscope – New 3D Microscope

Finchscope – New 3D Microscope

A team of scientists from the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Israel have developed a technology, which may enable cheaper, faster, and more accurate three-dimensional imaging. The technology was named “Fresnel incoherent correlation holography” or “FINCH” ...

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Intel’s High Speed Optical Trinity

Intel’s High Speed Optical Trinity

Intel’s Photonic Lab has announced the successful development of the 3rd and last component in a high speed optical trinity – the Silicon-Germanium optical detector. Several months ago, Intel announced it had managed to combine a laser and an optical ...

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Improving Optical Fiber Accuracy

Improving Optical Fiber Accuracy

A team of scientists from the Material Research Institute (MRI) at Pennsylvania State University have developed a device that efficiently makes laser-to-fiber and fiber-to-fiber connections within optical fiber packages. Their invention, which offers a new economically viable method for aligning ...

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