Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Optical Fiber Sensor To Identify Traces Of Chemicals

December 15, 2017 0

A chemical sensor prototype developed at the University of Michigan will be able to detect “single-fingerprint quantities” of substances from a distance of more than 100 feet away, and its developers are working to shrink […]


KYOCERA develops world’s smallest optical blood-flow sensor

December 20, 2016 0

Kyocera Corporation has announced the development of one of the world’s smallest optical blood-flow sensor for measuring the subcutaneous volume of blood flow. The Japan-based company manufactures components for smartphones and wearable devices, and specializes […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Smartphone camera to be used as optical sensor

December 18, 2016 0

Using a smartphone camera as an optical sensor, scientists have developed the world’s first cost-effective hyperspectral mobile device for applications such as sensing food quality and monitoring health. Traditionally, hyperspectral cameras are expensive and used […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

New optofluidic technology improves sensor performance

November 27, 2016 0

Oregon State University researchers have managed to combine the diatom with a specialized inkjet printing method and optical sensing to develop a super sensitive device. How sensitive? About 10 million times as the current sensor […]

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New optical sensor for structural health monitoring

November 21, 2016 0

Technica, an Atlanta-based company with support locations in Zurich (Switzerland) and Beijing (China), has released the latest family of small, thin and least intrusive Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensor arrays. The company is a leading […]


New optical sensor for vitamin B12 deficiency

October 24, 2016 0

Measuring Vitamin B12 levels in human blood, a vitamin whose deficiency has been linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer and dementia, has not been easy. Therefore, the pioneering research conducted by researchers at the […]


The 6th Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference

September 12, 2016 0

When: October 11-14, 2016 Where: Shanghai, China; Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS) has been held every 18 months tracing back to 2008, and continues a series of conferences that are intended to provide a central […]

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