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*  Optical variable device
An optical variable device or optically variable device (OVD) is an iridescent image that exhibits various optical effects such ... The OVD is often used as a security device and anti-counterfeiting measure on money, credit cards and government-issued ... OVDs are based on diffractive optical structures. This gives cards the appearance of having different patterns, colors, and ... "More about Optically Variable Devices (OVDs)" Product Authentication & Security Directory. ...
*  Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems
The Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (or CUDOS) is a collaboration of Australian and international ... CUDOS aims to be the world-leader in research in on-chip photonics, for all-optical signal processing. The centre conducts ... On-chip Nanoplasmonics: The refractive index of metals is very high, so the wavelength of the optical modes is very short. ... They are investigating novel modes of light propagation in these materials and use them to create ultracompact devices like ...
*  Inkjet technology
optical devices. Various drop formation technologies exist, and can be classified into two main types: continuous inkjet (CIJ) ... "Gas Sensor Devices Obtained by Ink-jet Printing of Polyaniline Suspensions". Macromolecular Symposia. 247 (1): 357-363. doi: ... but has become a popular method in digital fabrication of electronic and mechanical devices. Although both terms, "inkjet ... may deteriorate the performance of the printed devices. The printhead must have heating capability to print metallic alloys ...
*  Nimrud lens
Oldest Optical Device? The Nimrud Lens This article is about an item held in the British Museum. The object reference is ME ... The function of the lens is not clear, with some authors suggesting that it was used as an optical lens and others suggesting a ... doubting that the optical quality of the lens is sufficient to be of much use. The ancient Assyrians saw the planet Saturn as a ... and that there is no evidence that the Assyrians used lenses for their optical qualities, e.g. for magnification or for ...
*  Lumus
"Light guide optical device". Google Patents. Feist, Jonathan. "Lumus - military grade technology in Android powered smart ... The LOE is a patented optical waveguide that makes use of multiple partial reflectors embedded in a single substrate to reflect ... Yaakov Amitai to develop and market its Light-guide Optical Element (LOE) technology for eyewear displays (see-through wearable ... Yaakov Amitai, Lumus has developed technology for see-through wearable displays, via its patented Light-guide Optical Element ( ...
*  Neil Dodgson
Dodgson, Neil A. (20 March 2013). "Optical devices: 3D without the glasses". Nature. 495 (7441): 316Ð317. doi:10.1038/495316a ...
*  Mercury(I) bromide
It has applications in acousto-optical devices. A very rare mineral form is called kuzminite, Hg2(Br,Cl)2. Mercury(I) bromide ...
*  Sniffing (behavior)
These methods include mechanical and optical devices. Mechanical devices for sniffing measurements are piezo foils placed under ... The basic principles of operation are shared between the temperature and pressure devices. Inhalation of ambient air provides ...
*  NeoPhotonics Corporation
NanoGram Devices, which kept the battery-making technology for medical devices; NeoPhotonics, which went after the optical ... In 2005, the company acquired ownership in Photo Tenchnology Co., Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of optoelectric devices and ... In early 2003 the company acquired Lightwave Microsystems, a manufacturer of silica-on-silica passive integrated optical ... Shortly thereafter, after completing their reorganization and exiting bankruptcy, the company sold NanoGram Devices for ...
*  Liquid crystal
"Integrating liquid crystal based optical devices in photonic crystal". Optical and Quantum Electronics. 39 (12-13): 1009. doi: ... Similar principles can be used to make other liquid crystal based optical devices. Liquid crystal tunable filters are used as ... ISBN 978-981-238-956-5. Goldmacher, Joel E. and Castellano, Joseph A. "Electro-optical Compositions and Devices," U.S. Patent ... In a typical device, a liquid crystal layer (typically 4 μm thick) sits between two polarizers that are crossed (oriented at 90 ...
*  Physics
... the use of optics creates better optical devices. An understanding of physics makes for more realistic flight simulators, video ... Optical physics is distinct from optics in that it tends to focus not on the control of classical light fields by macroscopic ... Atomic, molecular, and optical physics (AMO) is the study of matter-matter and light-matter interactions on the scale of single ... From it, later European scholars were able to build devices that replicated those Ibn al-Haytham had built, and understand the ...
*  Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation
July 2010). "Long-term degradation of optical devices on the Moon" (PDF). Icarus. 208 (1): 31-35. arXiv:1003.0713 [astro-ph.EP ... The increased optical gain brings some problems due to the possibility of getting more than one returned photon per pulse. The ... The APOLLO collaboration has discovered that the optical efficiency of the lunar reflectors decreases at full moon. This effect ...
*  Viktor Alekseevich Zverev
Head of the Department of Optical Devices (1989); Head of the Department of Optical Devices Design (1990-96). In 1970 Prof. ... Viktor Zverev had graduated from LITMO with specialization if Optical Devices in 1961. After this, Viktor had been working in ... Member of Vavilov State Optical Institute Academic Council; The editor of the Journal of Optical Technology; co-chairman of ... Professor Zverev is elected Chairman of Optical Council of Academy of Science and Art, named after Peter the Great; Professor ...
*  Chiral Photonics
The company is developing a new class of optical devices based on twisting glass optical fibers. These in-fiber devices aim to ... "Chiral Photonics brings a new twist to optical devices, lasers". Small Times. May 10, 2004. Retrieved 2008-11-04. "Development ... Chiral Photonics has abstracted the self-assembled structure of the organic CLCs to produce analogous optical devices using ... They benefit from optical fiber's transmission efficiency, robustness and ease of integration. The company hopes that its ...
*  Synchrotron light source
The optical devices include slits, attenuators, crystal monochromators, and mirrors. The mirrors may be bent into curves or ... The beamline includes X-ray optical devices which control the bandwidth, photon flux, beam dimensions, focus, and collimation ... other specialized devices - insertion devices - are sometimes employed. Current (third-generation) synchrotron radiation ... These devices are called wigglers or undulators. The main difference between an undulator and a wiggler is the intensity of ...
*  Laser-heated pedestal growth
doi:10.1016/S0022-0248(01)01736-5. Burrus, C.A.; Stone, J. (1975). "Single−crystal fiber optical devices: A Nd:YAG fiber laser ... This optical element converts the cylindrical laser beam into a larger diameter hollow cylinder surface. This optical component ... An improvement to the laser-heated crystal growth technique was made by Fejer et al., who incorporated a special optical ... equal or superior optical and structural qualities compared to bulk crystals to substitute for them in technological devices. ...
*  Photoprylad
... device for washing photoprints PPO-1. 1972 development and producing precise mechanics devices was initiated, also optical ... 1978 CDB «Sokol» designed optical device for surveillance «IRIS». It was successfully tested with MI-24K helicopter. In the ... Optical sights Optical sights PО-4-8х30, РО1.5-6х42, РО1.25-4х20, РО4М-R, РО4х21.5, РО3.5х20 Periscope-type sights PGO-7V & PGO ... 9S475-4 1K118 Antitank Sighting Complex 1К118Т Thermal Imaging TV Control Device Devices for Installation, Monitoring and ...
*  A-scan ultrasound biometry
A new non-contact optical device for ocular biometry. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 86, 458-462. Cass, K.; Thompson, C.M.; ...
*  Lev Lunts
His father was a professional pharmacist and seller of optical devices. As a child, Lev was given a Jewish education. From 1918 ...
*  Valdaysky District
In Valday, there are also enterprises producing optical devices and pumps. As of 2011, there were five large-scale farms ...
*  Quantum tomography
... including measuring the signal gain and loss of optical devices, as well as in quantum computing and quantum information theory ... Quantum tomography as a tool for the characterization of optical devices. http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/1464-4266/4/3/366[ ... The source may be any device or system which prepares quantum states either consistently into quantum pure states or otherwise ... The particle's momentum and its position are called quadratures (see Optical phase space for more information) in quantum ...
*  Konica Minolta
The company also makes optical devices, including lenses and LCD film; medical and graphic imaging products, such as X-ray ... Shanghai Optical Co. (Seagull) purchased tools and production plant from Minolta at different times, making some X300 series ... has been developing optical components, units, and systems for various application, and has been supplying to the many ... Due to the increased complexity of both MFP and printer devices, Konica Minolta increased technology sharing between the two ...
*  Superlens
Smith, H.I. (1974). "Fabrication techniques for surface-acoustic-wave and thin-film optical devices". Proceedings of the IEEE. ... Near-field optical microscopy uses a tip to scan an object. In contrast, this optical hyperlens magnifies an image that is sub- ... Imaging below the optical limit in optical microscopy (subwavelength) can be engineered for the cellular level, and nanometer ... paired with a conventional optical lens is therefore able to reveal patterns too small to be discerned with an ordinary optical ...
*  Ben Gascoigne
I picked up many odds and ends about optics...all sorts of ways of testing mirrors and many optical devices. I think those ... In 1963, Gascoigne developed a device, known as an optical corrector plate, which allowed wide field photography on the new 40- ... He became skillful in the design and manufacture of optical devices such as telescope elements. Following the war, Gascoigne ... His first task was to design an anti-aircraft gun sight, and he was also involved in a range of other military optical projects ...
*  Surface plasmon resonance microscopy
doi:10.1007/s00216-003-2101-0. Solgaard, O (2009). Photonic Microsystems Micro and Nanotechnology Applied to Optical Devices ... SPRM is very promising optical label free technique in which polarized light is incident on prism covered by thin gold layer at ... The electromagnetic waves are conducted through an optical waveguide. When light enters to the region with a thin metal layer, ... In Figure 8, electromagnetic waves are guided through a wave-guiding layer, once the optical waves reached the interface wave- ...