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Optics All Around: Light on Board and Waves in the Ground

Embedded Optical Modules in Space and Fiber Optics to Predict Earthquakes

This week we investigate embedded optical modules with Gerry Persaud from Reflex Photonics – The Light on Board Company. Gerry and I discuss the benefits of  their chip-sized embedded optical modules and why Reflex Photonics stands out in the optical module ecosystem. We also check out a research study at Stanford University that demonstrates how optical fiber cables embedded under our streets can sense seismic activity and how they could provide a new earthquake early detection system.



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Earthquakes analysis using data recorded by the Stanford DAS array

New Chalk Talk: Passive Infrared Sensors 


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