Israeli scholars have developed nano films that can convert infrared light into visible light for imaging
researchers at Ben Gurion University of th, a famous research institution in Israel, said that they have developed a low-cost infrared sensor that can create the world's thinnest night vision glasses, And the infrared night vision that innovates intelligent and autonomous vehicle should immediately add pressure; Only charge nitrogen into the accumulator; Use
Professor Gabby sarusi of the Ilse Katz Institute of nanoscience and technology at Ben Gurion University has developed a stamp like device, which can read infrared light with a wavelength of 1500nm on one side and turn the infrared light into visible light on the other side, according to mcmus consulting. This device is based on a film only 0.6um thick. This film includes nano material layer, nano column and ultra-thin metal foil. This magical film can convert infrared light into visible light for imaging
"the film can be assembled in front of ordinary glasses or telescopes to turn them into infrared devices. It can also be made on conventional visible light sensors to turn them into infrared sensors to 'see' infrared light that human eyes cannot see," sarusi said
sarusi introduces the nano thin film technology developed by him, which can convert infrared light into visible light for imaging.
according to sarusi, this technology may be able to replace bulky night vision instruments with lightweight, low-power glasses for soldiers on the battlefield. This technology is mainly based on nanotechnology and physical technology, and the only electronic component contained in it is a miniature battery
however, this technology has many broad and promising applications, such as autonomous vehicle. The devices using this technology can convert infrared light into visible light, and improve the visual ability of autonomous vehicle under the conditions of poor vision at night, rain, snow, fog and so on
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sarusi said: "an infrared sensor often costs about $3000, while the conventional vision sensor used in autonomous vehicle costs only about $1, and its comprehensive strength is at the forefront of domestic peers ~2 dollars. Therefore, with the nano film technology we developed, the overall cost is only about $7 to $8, which will significantly reduce the application cost of autonomous vehicle."
"this technology will bring low-cost infrared sensors that can be really applied on a large scale, which is absolutely revolutionary for cost-effective applications such as autonomous vehicle," sarusi said in a speech last week, "Various sensors are the basis of autonomous vehicle, and they need to become more economical. This thin-film technology can be used for camera sensors to help autonomous vehicle 'see' farther and clearer, and can also be applied to lidar (laser radar) sensors for vehicle environment perception."
according to sarusi, another promising application of this technology will be intelligence, which can bring more novel infrared vision applications
at present, Ben Gurion University has begun to license this technology and set up a start-up company to further develop products and realize commercialization. Sarusi estimates that it may take twoorthree years for this technology to be truly commercialized
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