Navigation Links
Ben-Gurion University awarded $6.5 million grant to develop nano thin infrared night vision glasses
Date:12/4/2012

BEER-SHEVA, Israel, December 3, 2012 A team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has received a $6.5 million grant to develop thin film nano coating for night vision glasses. The three-year grant is from the Israel National Nanotechnology Initiative (INNI).

Existing night vision systems are cumbersome, often inches thick, very heavy, expensive, and require a power supply. The nano glasses will be only a few microns thick and will operate over any eyewear.

"We will use a smart layer based on nano-photonics technologies to change invisible light to visible," explains Prof. Gabby Sarusi, a new member of the University's Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology and BGU's Homeland Security Institute.

"I know what the layer architecture should be and have selected the best builder for every aspect of the glasses. The result will be like seeing at night with full moonlight," says Sarusi.

The nano glasses will consist of multiple layers of nano-colloid material that absorb the infrared light (using advanced nano-photonic techniques) and convert it to visible light using highly-efficient OLEDs (organic light emitting diodes).

"We are taking advantage of night glow as our illuminator to visualize using short wave infrared light spectrum. This is unlike night vision goggles that only amplify visible light and are therefore vulnerable to "dazzling," Sarusi explains. "In addition to the vastly improved optics and ergonomics of an extremely thin lens, the technology will be far less expensive, costing hundreds vs. thousands of dollars per pair of night vision goggles."

Prior to joining BGU, Sarusi spent 17 years at Elop, a defense-oriented electro optics company that merged with Elbit Systems in 2000. At Elop, Sarusi was in charge of developing the next generation of thermal imaging night vision systems, as well as airborne and space-borne cameras for Israel's aerial photography, Ofek s
'/>"/>

Contact: Andrew Lavin
andrewlavin@alavin.com
56-169-444-486
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Ben-Gurion University develops side-illuminated ultra-efficient solar cell designs
2. Arizona State University engineers aim to improve performance of technology in extreme environments
3. BioRestorative Therapies Signs Material Manufacturing Agreement With University of Utah
4. Causes of Gulf War Illness are complex and vary by deployment area -- Baylor University study
5. HistoRx Licenses Melanoma Assay from Yale University
6. Epitomics, Inc. and University of California, Davis, Complete Star Program for High-Throughput Measurement of Antibody-Antigen Interactions
7. Boulder Diagnostics Licenses Novel Rapid Detection Technology for Homocysteine and Related Compounds from Portland State University
8. Research at Rice University leads to nanotube-based device for communication, security, sensing
9. EUR 1.0 Million Grant Awarded to Exosome Diagnostics and Ludwig Maximilian University from German Federal Ministry for Education and Research to Develop Biofluid-Derived Exosome Diagnostics
10. Valkee and University of Oulu Publish the First Clinical Trial on Bright Light Therapy Channeled via ear Canals in Seasonal Depression
11. Oxitec Responds to University of Panamas Forum on Transgenic Mosquitoes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/26/2015)... -- On behalf of biotech client GenScript USA, ... & Spitzer, P.A. (Wilentz) secured a significant jury verdict ... excess of $10 million. The jury determined that Genewiz ... it improperly hired one or more of GenScript,s employees.  ... notwithstanding the verdict, a new trial, and remittitur. ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... , Feb. 26, 2015 Protiviti ( www.protiviti.com ... version of the Governance Portal , designed to ... and compliance (GRC) tasks across multiple business units and ... to help customers better align their controls with the ... Commission ) requirements. In response to client feedback, Protiviti ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... -- The healthcare landscape is rapidly and radically changing. To ... host its 20 th Anniversary Medical Technologies 2015: ... 10, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in ... event is a platform for global medical devices, diagnostics, life ... how to succeed in an uncertain future. Participants ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015 RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, ... 6.2 – the latest update to the bestselling commercial-off-the-shelf ... of a quick and easy method to gain better ... version, RURO engineering has enhanced the system’s support for ... amounts of sample records. , "FreezerPro has become ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Wilentz Client GenScript Awarded $10 Million in Trade Secrets Case Against Genewiz 2Wilentz Client GenScript Awarded $10 Million in Trade Secrets Case Against Genewiz 3Protiviti Governance Portal Helps Companies Drive Governance, Risk and Compliance Productivity Across Multiple Business Units 2Protiviti Governance Portal Helps Companies Drive Governance, Risk and Compliance Productivity Across Multiple Business Units 3Embrace the Future of Medical Technologies with Frost & Sullivan 2Embrace the Future of Medical Technologies with Frost & Sullivan 3RURO Releases FreezerPro® version 6.2 2
... Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. ... the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the ... that the Company has entered into a debt for equity ... Flavin , Ph.D.  Under the terms of the agreement, the ...
... LONDON , July 22, 2010 ... discovery and development, is,pleased to announce that it has augmented the strength ... DeCherney and Munir,Pirmohamed . With their extensive clinical, healthcare, and ... , , ...
... , July 21 Responding to a lack of voter ... bio-medical pioneer and mega-entrepreneur, today announced his intention to conduct a write-in ... , ... of Bioheart Inc., a biotechnology company, and owner of Leonhardt Vineyards ( ...
Cached Biology Technology:Advanced Life Sciences CEO Acquires $2 Million of Common Stock Through Debt for Equity Exchange 2Advanced Life Sciences CEO Acquires $2 Million of Common Stock Through Debt for Equity Exchange 3London Genetics Expands its Senior Advisory Team 2London Genetics Expands its Senior Advisory Team 3London Genetics Expands its Senior Advisory Team 4Howard J. Leonhardt Announces Candidacy for Governor of California 2Howard J. Leonhardt Announces Candidacy for Governor of California 3Howard J. Leonhardt Announces Candidacy for Governor of California 4
(Date:2/12/2015)... 12, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce ... 62/113114 for DISTRIBUTED METHOD AND SYSTEM TO ... patent further establishes NXT-ID,s position in the emerging "Internet ... the ability for multiple devices to collaborate with one ...
(Date:2/9/2015)...  Lintec of America recently announced an exclusive license ... macrostructures, including sheets, yarns and ribbons, developed at the ... the vast industrial resources of the global Lintec Group, ... of America is forming the Nano-Science and Technology Center ... on scaling up the manufacturing and commercialization of nano ...
(Date:2/5/2015)...   Epic Sciences , a precision diagnostics company dedicated ... Murali Prahalad , Ph.D., president and CEO, is scheduled to ... 2015: Silicon Valley, which is taking place at the Computer ... on January 26-28, 2015. Dr. Prahalad will ... Last year, Epic Sciences was a finalist in the PMWC,s ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID Patents Collaborative Services to Enable the "Internet of Things" 2NXT-ID Patents Collaborative Services to Enable the "Internet of Things" 3Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 2Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 3Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 4Epic Sciences to Present at Personalized Medicine World Conference 2015 on the Use of Circulating Tumor Cells as Cancer Biomarkers 2
... breakthrough in understanding the way atoms move across cell membranes ... development of new treatments for inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid ... identified a previously unknown natural mechanism that opens ion channels ... into and out of cells through the naturally occurring ...
... as additives help gasoline burn cleaner, a research report ... FASEB Journal shows that the food industry could take ... fatty foods. These meal additives would be based on ... (natural compounds in red wine, fruits, and vegetables) simultaneously ...
... issue of BioScience includes a special section entitled ... four articles in the section highlight different aspects ... ecology into ecosystem-based management of coastal marine areas. ... services that marine ecosystems provide has grown in ...
Cached Biology News:Resilience concepts poised to aid management of coastal marine ecosystems 2
... to the maintenance of appropriate levels ... important and diverse as those involved ... stress response, antigen presentation, modulation of ... cell cycle regulation, transcription, and signalling ...
... This protein identification Service includes 1. ... protein spots 3. High-sensitive tryptic in-gel ... of samples for MALDI-MS 5. Acquisition ... via MALDI-MS (Bruker ultraflex TOF/TOF) 6. ...
... The Vibratome Company has joined forces ... introduce the Vibratome 411301 Tissue Chopper. This ... prepare sections of tissue for metabolic experiments ... and irregular specimens available at biopsy or ...
... The ProteinChip Antibody Capture ... development and optimization steps ... antibody-antigen interactions. This kit ... differentiation of multiple antigens ...
Biology Products: