Dr. Mathias Müller

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The big show-down: Time-of-Flight vs. FMCW

FMCW is considered a game-changer for LiDAR – but does the technology really have the potential to transform the industry? Is FMCW even ready for use in sensor technology? And why do most LiDAR manufacturers prefer to continue to rely on time-of-flight?

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Understanding LiDAR Parameters and Technical Specifications

LiDAR is the latest cutting-edge technology leveraging 3D point cloud images to enable many applications. But how can one assess the performance metrics and decide which LiDAR is a good fit for their application?

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Eye-shaped and configurable: The Blickfeld scan pattern

Why is the Blickfeld point cloud eye-shaped? How can it be configured? And what are the advantages of these setting options for different applications?

These silicon wafers are patterned on their front side using photolithography.  The different colors of the wafers is due to the different coatings on each wafer's surface.  This picture was taken in a cleanroom environment.

At the heart of sensors – MEMS technology for LiDAR

In order to meet automotive requirements, LiDARs need to be highly performant and scalable. MEMS-based LiDARs are a suitable solution. But how is the size of the mirrors defined?