Taking solar-powered lasers to new heights with four-mirror pumping

Simplified scheme of a side-pumped solar laser system with four off-axis parabolic mirrors: (left) front view and (right) side view; (inset) laser head is mounted at the common center point of the four off-axis parabolic mirrors. Credit: Rabeh Boutaka et al. Journal of Photonics for Energy (2022). DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.12.038002 The design of efficient solar cells, …

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Fujifilm’s new X-H2 finally offers high resolution for its APS-C line

After years of APS-C mirrorless cameras with resolutions in the 20-something megapixel range, Fujifilm is finally pushing things forward with the latest camera in its X-series line. At its X Summit event in New York City today, Fujifilm is announcing a new high-res X-H2 camera with a 40.2-megapixel X-Trans sensor with 8K video. This pro-oriented …

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Commission to introduce cyber requirements for Internet of Things products – EURACTIV.com

The proposal for a Cyber ​​Resilience Act that will be presented next week will mandate baseline cybersecurity standards for all connected devices and stricter conformity assessment procedures for critical products, according to a draft seen by EURACTIV. The proposal is trying to address the widespread vulnerabilities in the booming Internet of Things (IoT) sector, where …

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What Is Loab? The Haunting AI Art Woman Explained

Are there ghosts in our machines? Well, of course not, but a recent viral Twitter thread might have you believing there is something sinister lurking behind your computer screen, just waiting to be unleashed. On Sept. 6, the internet was introduced to “Loab,” an apparently AI-generated “woman.” The internet promptly began calling her “the first …

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iPhone 14 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro Max. Which iPhone should you upgrade to?

Apple just unveiled the next generation of iPhones, Apple Watches, and AirPods. For many, the headlining act was the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max reveal, both of which are Apple’s cream-of-the-crop smartphones — with new and improved cameras and safety features standing out. If you have your eyes set on a new …

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Eminem Says It Took ‘A Long Time’ For His Brain To Start Working Again After 2007 Overdose

Eminem’s manager was so worried about his star client’s health after a near-fatal overdose in 2007 that he feared Slim Shady might never be the same again. “It took a long time for my brain to start working again,” Em said to longtime exec Paul Rosenberg on this week’s episode of the Paul Pod podcast …

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