Insights from BCC Research

Fluorescent Cells Grown Using CMOS Image Sensors

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 23, 2017 2:00:00 PM
CMOS Image Sensor.jpegThe charge coupled device (CCD) and complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor market should see robust growth in the next five years, chiefly from technological advancements and increasing number of applications areas.
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Topics: Photonics

New 3D LiDAR Sensor Gives Mobile Robots Wide-angle Views

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 16, 2017 11:30:01 AM
3D LiDAR Sensor.jpgAs Japanese automakers ramp up efforts to put autonomous cars on the road, a key supplier is directing its labors toward getting self-driving vehicles on factory floors.
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Topics: Photonics

Erbium-based Integrated Photonics Breakthrough

Written by Clayton Luz on Aug 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Erbium Based Integrated Photonic Circuit.jpgOptical amplifiers made from rare-earth materials are used in photonic integrated chips (PICs) to amplify an optical signal without first converting it to an electrical signal. Optical amplifiers coupled with WDM (wavelength-division multiplexing) technology have made the transmission of many terabits of data over large distances possible.

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Topics: Photonics

New Gas Analyzer Pushes Along Innovation in QCL Product Market

Written by Clayton Luz on Jul 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Quantum Cascade Laser.jpgThe quantum cascade laser (QCL) market is attracting attention as a significant technology advance that engenders new innovations with noteworthy financial returns. What’s not to like?

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Topics: Photonics