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Jmar Technologies Inc., a San Diego developer of laser-based equipment for imaging, analysis and fabrication at the nanoscale, announced that the US Naval Air Warfare Center has awarded its Systems Division an additional $2.1 million in funding to procure sub-100-nm feature x-ray masks for next-generation lithography and to produce zone plate optics for x-ray microscopes and x-ray nanoprobes. . . . Photron USA Inc., a supplier of photo-instrumentation, high-speed image processing systems and photo optical technologies, has launched a new Web site at www.photron.com. It features an online gallery of motion images, for example a sequence recorded at 4000 frames per second showing the effects of a water balloon being pierced with a
An X-Acto knife puncturing a water-filled balloon (Photos: Photron USA)
scalpel; subjects also include an insect flying upside down, cookies in factory automation equipment, a shotgun blast into a mirror, a product drop test analysis and a rattlesnake strike. The San Diego-based company specializes in slow-motion imaging for microscopy, automotive vehicle testing, military test range and other commercial and defense-related applications.
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