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2009-07-14 16:10:21

 AFOSR-funded research in imaging may lead to advancements for the Air Force in data encryption and wide-area photography with high resolution. Lead researcher Dr. Jason W. Fleischer of Princeton University and his team used a special optical device called a nonlinear crystal, rather than an ordinary lens, to capture an image. Every image is made up of a collection of light waves, and a lens bends (refracts) the waves towards a detector. In contrast, in the nonlinear material, these...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.