From Night Vision To Heaters, 3 Of The Ocean’s Most Remarkable Eyes

Night Vision Binoculars by OPMOD: The OPMOD Armsight GEN1M Night Vision Binoculars for Operatives and Civilians

But other parts of their bodies, like the eye-socket muscles and the reflex nerves, stay cold and function slowly. In billfish, where eye and nerve reflexes are critical, the heaters are also found where theyre most needed: right next to the eyes and braincase. Maintained at warm temperatures, often more than 7F (4C) warmer than the surrounding water, the eyes in particular can operate at race-car speed and precisionthe kind of suspended bullet time typically available only to Hollywood action stars. The retina of a swordfishwhen kept warmcan process information fast enough to detect the quick flash of prey fish during a high-speed pass. But if you cool down the retina enough to match the temperature of the ocean, its scanning speed drops to the point where a fast flash of prey is invisible. Warm retinas also see better at low light levels; eye heaters give swordfish sharper vision up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) deep, where they often forage.
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Alvinocaris rift shrimp

It is currently being considered for use in a design for contact lenses so that wearers could see in the dark. Graphene is created from a single layer of carbon atoms. A group of Engineers at the University of Michigan designed grapheme sensors that can detect the full spectrum of light, including infrared. The sensors are designed to detect light at all levels. These kinds of infrared sensors are usually found in night-vision goggles and require cooling to prevent overheating. These grapheme sensors do not require cooling and can be be made as small as a fingernail.
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Graphene Sensors May Be Used To Create Night-Vision Contacts

On its own, graphene’s signal is too weak. “The challenge for the current generation of graphene-based detectors is that their sensitivity is typically very poor,” Zhong said. “It’s a hundred to a thousand times lower than what a commercial device would require.” But when scientists put a layer of insulation between two graphene sheets, they were able to create a stronger charge.
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Night-vision contact lenses could be available in the near future

But with the advent of security challenges and changes facing both the civilian and security sector and the global industrial trading, night vision binoculars are now available for sale and for use in civilian. To cope with the market demand for civilian and military end users . OPMOD which basically stands for optics modification a brand exclusively marketed by optics planet with website http://www.opticsplanet.com/opmod-brand.html Little known brand OPMOD supplies night vision binoculars, night vision capable rifle scopes and night vision binocular spotting equipment also supplies military specific and tactical gears such as Ghillie Suit. Yet OPMOD specializes in night vision binoculars and night vision goggles and scopes. OPMOD will be updating its best seller night vision binoculars the Armasight OPMOD GEN1M.
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