08 Dec 2005
XenICs of Belgium is developing a new breed of compact and uncooled infrared cameras based on compound semiconductor detectors. Jacqueline Hewett spoke to the firm’s founder Bob Grietens to find out what applications are adopting the technology.
2005 LOOK BACK
As 2005 draws to a close, OLE looks back at the scientific breakthroughs, emerging applications and business deals that have hit the headlines. Enjoy reading and reminiscing!
Printed information labels in shops could be about to be replaced by bistable LCDs and wireless receivers. Oliver Graydon speaks to ZBD Displays, a pioneer of the technology.
Optical parametric oscillators offer a convenient source of coherent light that can be tuned across the ultraviolet, visible and infrared. Günter Warmbier describes the principle of operation and key characteristics of these useful devices.
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