Tag: Resolve Optics

When should you use radiation resistant lenses?

CONVENTIONAL optical elements like lenses and prisms can suffer from degradation when exposed to high energy radiation, with the glass they are made from gradually turning brown or grey in colour, reducing their optical transmittance.   These ‘browning’ issues may be…

Forensic fingerprinting from spent cartridges

A NOVEL system to image fingerprints on spent gun cartridges has been made available to forensics experts thanks to a custom made lens from Resolve Optics. The new technique, Cartridge Electrostatic Recovery and Analysis (Cera), can extract fingerprints when other…

Field-of-view calculations on an iPhone

A PAIR of new iPhone apps from Resolve Optics simplify lens field of view (FOV) calculations. Suitable for optics professionals and camera enthusiasts alike, the apps eliminate a lot of time consuming arithmetic. They allow users to quickly work out…

Forensic imaging in both visible and UV

ANYBODY who has watched the various ‘crime scene’ television serials will have probably have seen the use of ultraviolet (UV) light to disclose trace evidence. While the dramatic representations are not exactly true to the procedures in real-life forensic evidence…