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May 3, 2017
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Secondary mirror SOFIA

The telescope of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is a airborne telescope. Capable to gaze at the stars from a altitude of 12 kilometers where it is posible fly above almost all the water vapor in the earths atmosphere.
September 16, 2016
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High resolution detection of acoustic waves by integrated optical ring resonators

An optical ring resonator applied on a membrane acts as a microphone for acoustic waves.
September 14, 2016
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Optical design with free forms and graded index materials for compact imaging systems

Within DOC, the capabilities and tools for designing and facilities for manufacturing free forms are sustained by the partners.
September 14, 2016
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Beam shaping for high-resolution imaging and sensing

An open facility for shaping beams in terms of polarisation, ampltude and phase is under construction; it will be used as technology demonstrator for high-resolution imaging or sensing
September 14, 2016
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Scatterometry for the detection of sub-wavelength features

The angular distribution of intensities and polarisation of light scattered by an object help to detect its small features.
September 14, 2016
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Phase sensitivity to improve imaging and sensing

Retrieval of the aberrations of an optical system enables image sharpening
June 24, 2016
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Human breath analysis by laser spectroscopy

Human breath analysis offers a platform for new non-invasive medical diagnosis.
May 27, 2016
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Nearfield Instruments: A breakthrough in semicon metrology

Nearfield Instruments will deliver atom-scale resolution metrology solutions at industry-level throughput.
May 26, 2016
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OCT 3D profiling sensor: improving quality and yield

TNO has developed an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) sensor. This 3D sensor will enable yield improvement and maximizes quality of the production process.
May 25, 2016
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Optical feeder link for satellite communication

There is a growing market for satellite communication systems. Optical Feeder Links offer terabit/second throughput, with unmatched low cost per bit, secure and immune from jamming and interference.
May 25, 2016
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NanoMefos: Non-contact freeform measurement

Fast, non-contact metrology tool for high-accuracy measurement of refractive as well as reflective optics.
May 17, 2016
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Retinal imaging devices

Retinal imaging devices for the early diagnosis and monitoring of eye related and systemic diseases.
May 10, 2016
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May 10, 2016
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Noninvasive optical sensor for improved dialysis

Together with the Dutch Kidney Foundation we are developing a through the window non-contact ion and molecule selective sensor for concentration measurement in transparent fluids.
May 10, 2016
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RapidNano: Platform for particle detection

Particles that cause defects in semiconductor chips are becoming smaller. Manufacturing equipment for those chips needs to be cleaner. These particles can hardly be detected by existing technology, but our RapidNano can do the job.
May 10, 2016
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Spectrolite: Platform for low-cost spectrometers

Compact, low-cost imaging spectrometer that can be mounted on small satellite platforms (e.g. a Cubesat or nanosatellite).