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eMagin Corp., a Hopewell Junction, N.Y., manufacturer of active matrix organic light-emitting diode (OLED)-on-silicon displays, announced that DRS Technologies Inc. is using its SVGA+ microdisplay as a key element in a new handheld thermal imager used in military surveillance and detection applications. DRS will exhibit the equipment at Eurosatory, being held this week in Villepinte, France. . . . June 30 is the deadline to submit photomicrography examples to Nikon's 30th International Small World Competition, open to all microscopists, who may submit any type of light microscopy -- with no restrictions on specimens or techniques (brightfield, darkfield, phase contrast, interference contrast, fluorescence, confocal, deconvolution, mixed techniques, etc.) First prize is $3000 in Nikon photographic, scientific or industrial equipment and accessories. An awards ceremony will be held in New York City in August. For more information, visit: www.microscopyu.com/smallworld
- A transmissive, reflective or emissive high-resolution display that typically measures 1 cm diagonally, and whose use requires magnifying optics to project a highly magnified image on a surface for the image to be observed by the viewer.
- thermal imaging
- The process of producing a visible two-dimensional image of a scene that is dependent on differences in thermal or infrared radiation from the scene reaching the aperture of the imaging device.
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