TAG: spectroscopy

Saving lives by seeing through the smoke

When a building is on fire, every second counts. It can mean life or death for trapped victims and no emergency responder wants to be slowed down because they can’t see through walls of smoke. But f [...]


Bright idea: new LEDs can detect off food and lethal gases

Researchers from TMOS have developed a device that is essentially a tuneable LED and photodetector  that could identify a suite of gases, potentially including lethal ones, improving the safety of fi [...]