Fluxonic processing of photonic synapse events

January 01, 2020
Jeffrey M. Shainline
Much of the information processing performed by a neuron occurs in the dendritic tree. For neural systems using light for communication, it is advantageous to...

A photonic pH sensor based on photothermal spectroscopy

September 12, 2019
Zeeshan Ahmed, Nathan J. Castro, Matthew R. Hartings
Although the determination of pH is a standard laboratory measurement, new techniques capable of measuring pH are being developed to facilitate modern...

Compact total irradiance monitor: Flight demonstration

August 30, 2019
Dave Harber, John H. Lehman, Nathan A. Tomlin, Christopher S. Yung, Malcolm G. White, Zach Castleman, Ginger Drake, Samuel Van Dreser, Nat Farber, Karl Heurman, Joel Rutkowski, Alan Sims, Jacob Sprunck, Cameron Straatsma, Isaac Wanamaker, Wengang Zheng, Greg Kopp, P. Pilewskie, Michelle S. Stephens
The long-term balance between Earth’s absorption of solar energy and emission of radiation to space is a fundamental climate measurement. Total solar...

Resonant X-ray Emission and Valence-band Lifetime Broadening in LiNO3

August 28, 2019
John Thomas Vinson, Terrence J. Jach, Matthias Mueller, Rainer Unterumsberger, Burkhard Beckhoff
X-ray absorption and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering measurements are carried out on lithium nitrate LiNO3. Echoing previous studies on ammonium nitrate,...