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Slashdot Items Tagged "optics"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:32AM Stunning Hubble Silver Anniversary Picture Unveiled
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @01:07PM Optical Tech Can Boost Wi-Fi Systems' Capacity With LEDs
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Friday April 17, 2015 @05:16PM Researchers Design a Self-Powered Digital Camera
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:22AM Spain's Hologram Protest: Thousands Join Virtual March In Madrid
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:02PM Behind the Scenes At a Quantum Dot Factory
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:10PM How To Encode 2.05 Bits Per Photon, By Using Twisted Light
Saturday March 07, 2015 @04:27PM Fujitsu Tech Can Track Heavily Blurred People In Security Videos
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:28PM Photo First: Light Captured As Both Particle and Wave
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:01PM Smart Rendering For Virtual Reality
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @02:29PM Li-Fi-like System Pushes 100Gbps Within a Small Room
Thursday February 12, 2015 @03:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:45PM Proposed Space Telescope Uses Huge Opaque Disk To Surpass Hubble
Friday November 28, 2014 @06:53PM Single Pixel Camera Takes Images Through Breast Tissue
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:40PM First Experimental Demonstration of a Trapped Rainbow Using Silicon
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @10:36PM Fiber Optics In Antarctica Will Monitor Ice Sheet Melting
Thursday October 09, 2014 @11:21AM No Nobel For Nick Holonyak Jr, Father of the LED
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:22AM 2014 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To the Inventors of the Blue LED
Friday October 03, 2014 @10:27PM WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:23PM Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:21PM Can Our Computers Continue To Get Smaller and More Powerful?
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:28AM Google's Satellites Could Soon See Your Face From Space
Monday August 04, 2014 @01:25PM Extracting Audio From Visual Information
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:59PM Scientists Have Developed a Material So Dark That You Can't See It
Friday July 25, 2014 @10:07PM 'Optical Fiber' Made Out of Thin Air
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:02AM Researchers Develop New Way To Steal Passwords Using Google Glass
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @06:20PM A Seriously High Speed Video Camera (Video)
Sunday June 15, 2014 @06:44PM Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick
Sunday June 01, 2014 @08:01PM Optical Levitation, Space Travel, Quantum Mechanics and Gravity
Sunday May 04, 2014 @02:47AM Is There a Limit To a Laser's Energy?
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:13AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:45AM Camera Module Problems May Delay Samsung's Galaxy S5
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:48AM Online Database Allows Scientists To Recreate Early Telescopes
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:36AM Google Earth's New Satellites
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @11:38AM BT and Alcatel-Lucent Record Real-World Fibre Optic Speed of 1.4Tbps In the UK
Thursday January 16, 2014 @11:52AM Graphene Sheath Modulates Fiber-Optic Transmission At 200 GHz
Thursday January 02, 2014 @02:47PM Coming Soon: Prescription Lenses For Google Glass
Monday December 02, 2013 @11:01PM New MIT Camera Takes 3D Photos in the Dark
Monday December 02, 2013 @08:41PM Reverse Engineering the Technical and Artistic Genius of Painter Jan Vermeer
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @12:44PM Cold War Spoils: Amateur Builds Telescope With 70-Inch Lens
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:43AM Improved Image Quality For HMDs Like Oculus Rift
Friday October 18, 2013 @10:00PM Advances In Cinema Tech Overcoming a Strange Racial Divide
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:49AM Building Melts Car
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:55PM Magellan II's Adaptive Optics Top Hubble's Resolution
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @01:11PM Illuminating Window-Less Houses With a Plastic Bottle
Sunday August 11, 2013 @07:48PM OmniCam360 Camera Cluster Lets You Choose the Viewing Angle
Thursday August 08, 2013 @07:33AM New Technique Creates 3D Images Through a Single Lens
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:46AM ByteLight Unveils NFC Alternative Called Light Field Communication
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:44AM Norwegian Town Using Sun-Tracking Mirrors To Light Up Dark Winter Days
Thursday July 18, 2013 @01:32PM Bell Labs Break Record With 31Tbps Via a Single 7200km Optical Fibre
Thursday July 11, 2013 @02:20PM First Exoplanet To Be Seen In Color Is Blue
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:55PM 'Corkscrew' Light Could Turbocharge Internet
Thursday June 20, 2013 @11:07AM Homebrew Camera Mod Mimics LANDSAT Satellite
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @06:24PM Temporal Cloak Erases Data From History
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Graphene-Based Image Sensor To Enhance Low-Light Photography
Friday February 01, 2013 @08:35AM UK Researchers Build Micron LED Light Based Wireless Network
Thursday November 15, 2012 @05:26PM Invisibility Tech Demo Tomorrow In NYC
Monday November 12, 2012 @12:56PM Duke University Creates Perfect, Centimeter-scale Invisibility Cloak
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @11:49AM Welsh Scientists Radically Increase Fiber Broadband Speeds With COTS Parts
Sunday September 23, 2012 @01:32AM NTT and Partners Show 1 Petabit/Sec Transfer Over 50km of Fiber
Thursday September 13, 2012 @08:59AM World's First Color Moving Pictures Discovered
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:38AM Intel Encodes Data In Flickering LEDs (and Shows Off Other Bright Ideas)
Sunday September 09, 2012 @08:59AM Researchers Create First All Optical Nanowire NAND Gate
Friday September 07, 2012 @07:35AM Florida Researchers Create Shortest Light Pulse Ever Recorded
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:28AM Nokia Apologizes For Misleading Lumia 920 Ad
Monday September 03, 2012 @01:50PM Researchers Engineer Light-Activated Skeletal Muscle
Sunday August 26, 2012 @07:45PM New Flat Lens Focuses Without Distortion
Sunday August 12, 2012 @05:45PM Color Printing Reaches Its Ultimate Resolution
Thursday July 26, 2012 @02:20PM Google Announces Plans, Pricing For Kansas City Fiber Network
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @08:22AM UCLA Develops World's Fastest Camera To Hunt Down Cancer In Real Time
Friday July 06, 2012 @09:49PM Scientists Capture Shadow Cast By 1 Atom
Thursday July 05, 2012 @08:07AM Headlights That See Through Rain and Snow
Sunday June 10, 2012 @09:32AM Ask Slashdot: Advice On Child-Friendly Microscopes?
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @10:04AM Australian Company Promises Switching Hardware With Sub-130ns Latency
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @01:30PM ZeroTouch Sensor: Ready For Large Televisions and Gaming
Thursday March 08, 2012 @02:11PM IBM Optical Chip Moves Data At 1Tbps
Sunday February 26, 2012 @04:41PM Optical Memory Could Speed Up the Internet
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @02:28AM Followup: Ultraviolet Vision After Cataract Surgery
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @09:10AM Scientists Embed Electronic Components Into Optical Fibers
Monday January 09, 2012 @03:39PM What Does Sunset On an Alien World Look Like?
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @09:40AM MIT's New Camera Can Take 1 Trillion Frames Per Second
Thursday November 24, 2011 @11:21AM MIT Researchers Make Advance Toward Photonic Circuits
Monday November 14, 2011 @07:00PM Ask Slashdot: Building an Assistive Reading Device?
Friday November 04, 2011 @06:22PM Light Barrier Repels Mosquitoes
Sunday October 30, 2011 @07:32PM Hybrid Technology Could Bring 'Quantum Information Systems'
Monday October 03, 2011 @05:55AM Ask Slashdot: How to Exploit Post-Cataract Ultraviolet Vision?
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @11:44AM Wicked Lasers Introduces Handheld One-Watt Green Laser
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @08:06AM Tanks Test Infrared Camouflage Cloak
Friday August 26, 2011 @06:24PM Scientists Map Spiraling Light For Faster Net
Sunday August 14, 2011 @10:57PM Jupiter-Sized Alien Planet Is Darkest Ever (Barely) Seen
Thursday August 11, 2011 @03:42PM Human Brain Is Sensitive To Light In Ears
Thursday July 21, 2011 @04:11PM GE To Sample 500GB DVD-Size Discs Soon
Friday June 24, 2011 @06:53PM Camera Lets You Shift Focus After Shooting
Tuesday May 24, 2011 @06:44PM Using Fractal Interconnects To Improve Electronic Eyes
Monday May 23, 2011 @01:31PM Lego Super-8 Video Projector
Thursday April 14, 2011 @06:12PM DARPA's New Hi-Tech Telescope
Friday April 08, 2011 @05:35PM Holograms That Don't Change Color As You Move
Thursday March 17, 2011 @09:33PM Canadian Researchers Develop Permanent Anti-Fog Coating
Sunday March 06, 2011 @02:15PM Ariz. Team Seeks Fossil-Fuel Cost Parity, Using Solar Energy Concentrators
Thursday March 03, 2011 @08:39PM Discovery's Last Go Round, As Seen From the Ground
Thursday March 03, 2011 @02:07PM World's Most Powerful Optical Microscope
Wednesday March 02, 2011 @12:43AM New Optical Fiber Replaces Glass With Semiconductive Core
Thursday February 17, 2011 @09:58PM Scientists Invent World's First Anti-Laser
Sunday January 30, 2011 @01:22AM UK Research Aims For 100x Speedup In Fiber-Based Broadband
Tuesday January 25, 2011 @06:32PM 3D Cinema Doesn't Work and Never Will
Friday January 14, 2011 @09:37PM Military Aircraft To Get All-Fiber Network Gear
Thursday January 13, 2011 @03:52PM First Ceiling Light Internet Systems Installed
Friday December 31, 2010 @01:40AM Solar Cells Integrated In Microchips
Friday December 10, 2010 @08:42PM Researchers Develop Genuine 3D Camera
Thursday December 02, 2010 @11:43PM Optical Camouflage Puts Kinect Into Stealth Mode
Thursday December 02, 2010 @10:13AM IBM Discovery May Lead To Exascale Supercomputers
Friday November 26, 2010 @07:02PM German Scientists Create Bose-Einstein Condensate Using Photons
Friday November 19, 2010 @08:30AM Laser Camera Can See Around Corners
Wednesday October 20, 2010 @10:52AM Black Silicon Used For Surveillance?
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @08:22PM Sir Isaac Newton, Alchemist
Sunday October 10, 2010 @01:41PM Squeezing More Bandwidth Out of Fiber
Thursday October 07, 2010 @02:21PM Visible Light 'X-Ray' Sees Through Solid Objects
Thursday September 30, 2010 @10:52PM Light Could Make Paralyzed Limbs Move
Sunday September 26, 2010 @09:46PM Apple Patents Directional Flash Tech For Cameras
Thursday September 09, 2010 @05:26PM Researchers Create Real Tractor Beams
Thursday September 02, 2010 @06:26PM Canon Develops 8 X 8 Inch Digital CMOS Sensor
Friday August 27, 2010 @11:57PM Kodak's 1975 Digital Camera
Thursday August 19, 2010 @01:31PM Inside the Lab of One of the World's Last Holographers
Thursday August 12, 2010 @10:38AM Lasers Approach Their Ultimate Intensity Limit
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @02:25PM Rethinking Computer Design For an Optical World
Sunday August 01, 2010 @02:28PM First Membrane Controlled By Light Developed
Sunday August 01, 2010 @01:03PM Hubble Accuracy Surpassed By Earthbound Telescope
Saturday July 31, 2010 @04:40PM Microsoft Tech Can Deblur Images Automatically
Thursday July 29, 2010 @02:10PM Fly Eyes Used For Solar Cells
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @10:08AM Intel's 50Gbps Light Peak Successor
Saturday June 26, 2010 @04:59PM 3D Displays May Be Hazardous To Young Children
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @08:25PM iPhone 4's "Retina Display" Claims Challenged
Wednesday May 12, 2010 @03:34AM New Metamaterial Means More Efficient Solar Cells
Wednesday May 05, 2010 @04:46AM Intel Shows Off First Light Peak Laptop
Thursday April 29, 2010 @02:40PM OLED Film Could Provide Cheap Night Vision For Cars
Tuesday April 20, 2010 @11:34PM Fatal Flaw Discovered In Invisibility Cloaks
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @01:26AM Do You Have a Secret Immunity To 3D Movies?
Thursday March 11, 2010 @07:44PM Researchers Beam 230Mb/sec Wireless Internet WIth LEDs
Friday March 05, 2010 @08:48AM New Material Sets Stage For All-Optical Computing
Tuesday February 16, 2010 @05:17PM High-Speed Video Free With High-Def Photography
Thursday February 04, 2010 @09:33PM First Room-Temperature Germanium Laser Completed
Saturday January 30, 2010 @02:58PM 1Gbps Optical Wireless Network Might Replace Wi-Fi
Saturday December 05, 2009 @05:56PM How To See Through an Invisibility Cloak
Thursday October 22, 2009 @09:54AM Light Helps Injured Mice Walk Again
Saturday May 03, 2008 @01:08PM Proposed Telescope Focuses Light Without Mirror Or Lens
Sunday February 04, 2007 @08:18AM An Origami Lens for Your Camera Phone?
Monday May 22, 2006 @01:46PM Change of Focus for Liquid Crystals
Thursday April 20, 2006 @10:36AM Paint-on Laser Brings Optical Computing Closer

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