Detectors News
February 14, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 6:15pm EST

More Detectors News
February 14, 2016

Feb. 10, 2016 — Researchers are developing a low-cost prototype that will allow for the remote detect hazardous gases from the analysis of color changes adopted by certain compounds in the presence of such ... read more

Feb. 8, 2016 — A new sensor will make life safer for the elderly, say its developers. Pressure measurements enable a newly developed fall detector to "observe" falls that current sensors do not register, ... read more

Jan. 4, 2016 — A new research unit has been approved, which will focus on the determination of the neutrino mass hierarchy during the JUNO experiment. The scientists involved will try to resolve the question of the ... read more

Dec. 16, 2015 — Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease and a major global health problem, especially in countries with developing health care systems. Because there is no fast, easy way to detect TB, the ... read more

Dec. 14, 2015 — The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment, which operates nearly a mile underground at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in the Black Hills of South Dakota, has already proven ... read more

Dec. 11, 2015 — Electrical engineers have developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast, randomly occurring signal. The study lays the groundwork for a new class of highly sensitive communication receivers and ... read more

Dec. 9, 2015 — Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection coating lets light through without hampering the flow of electricity, a step that ... read more

Dec. 9, 2015 — Viruses that attack bacteria -- bacteriophages -- can be fussy: they only inject their genetic material into the bacteria that suit them. The fussiness of bacteriophages can be exploited in order to ... read more

Detecting, Identifying Explosives With Single Test

Dec. 9, 2015 — A new test for detecting multiple explosives simultaneously has been developed by scientists. The proof-of-concept sensor is designed to quickly identify and quantify five commonly used explosives in ... read more

Toward Powerful and Compact Terahertz Spectrometers

Dec. 8, 2015 — Researchers fabricated high-performance quantum cascade lasers (and integrated them into a device to demonstrate new, high-power broadband terahertz frequency combs, which are powerful tools for ... read more

New Device Could Detect Driver Drowsiness, Make Roads Safer

Dec. 8, 2015 — Drowsy driving injures and kills thousands of people in the United States each year. A new device under development could alert drowsy drivers and avoid potential ... read more

Dec. 7, 2015 — Researchers have for the first time reported the electrical detection of spin current on topological insulator surfaces at room temperature by employing a ferromagnetic ... read more

Towards a New Era for Terahertz Detection and Emission

Dec. 4, 2015 — Researchers are aiming to develop technology that could replace the conventional X-ray sources in medicine or improve the detection of weapons and ... read more

Stretchable, Wearable Sensor Made With Chewing Gum

Dec. 3, 2015 — Body sensors, which were once restricted to doctors' offices, have come a long way. They now allow any wearer to easily track heart rate, steps and sleep cycles around the clock. Soon, they ... read more

Dec. 2, 2015 — Digital X-ray systems have become a vital part of health care. The analog X-ray film of the past has been replaced by digital flat panel detectors. Today's detectors are sensitive but quite ... read more

Nov. 26, 2015 — Fires are frequently caused by smoldering cables. Novel sensors now help detect such smoldering fires at an early stage by analyzing the plastic vapors released by overheated insulating cables. ... read more

New Method Enables Biomedical Imaging at One-Thousandth the Cost

Nov. 23, 2015 — A biomedical imaging system has been developed that could ultimately replace a $100,000 piece of a lab equipment with components that cost just hundreds of dollars. The system uses a technique called ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Graphene is the first truly two-dimensional crystal, which was obtained experimentally and investigated regarding its unique chemical and physical properties. In 2010, two researchers were awarded ... read more

How to Characterize Exotic Ion Beams?

Nov. 5, 2015 — Scientists present how to optimize the design of this important monitor on the example of monitor that was successfully developed for an exotic ion beam project at ... read more

Nov. 2, 2015 — Nestled inside the massive MicroBooNE detector, part of a new neutrino experiment just getting underway at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, lie 50 ... read more

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
Friday, December 4, 2015
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Monday, November 23, 2015
Friday, November 13, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Monday, November 2, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Monday, October 19, 2015
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Monday, September 21, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Friday, September 11, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Monday, August 17, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Friday, August 7, 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Monday, July 6, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Monday, June 8, 2015
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Monday, June 1, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Monday, May 11, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015