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Researcher Helps Pioneer Flat Spray-on Optical Lens
2013-05-23 15:28:19

A University of British Columbia engineer and a team of U.S. researchers have made a breakthrough utilizing spray-on technology that could revolutionize the way optical lenses are made and used.

2013-05-14 23:03:28

IPEVO has released the Microscope Adapter Set, an add-on accessory for their Point 2 View USB Document Camera.

bugs eye view camera
2013-05-02 05:08:57

Researchers have created a new digital camera using a design that mimics ocular systems found in dragonflies, bees, praying mantises and other insects.

Human Eye Gives Visionary Design For New, More Natural Lens Technology
2012-11-13 17:02:31

Drawing heavily upon nature for inspiration, a team of researchers has created a new artificial lens that is nearly identical to the natural lens of the human eye.

2012-09-19 16:39:05

Scientists are reporting development of a revolutionary new lens — flat, distortion-free, so small that more than 1,500 would fit across the width of a human hair — capable in the future of replacing lenses in applications ranging from cell phones to cameras to fiber-optic communication systems.

Perfect Image Offered By Flat Lens
2012-08-24 11:17:42

Ultrathin wafer of silicon and gold focuses telecom wavelengths without distortion


Latest Lenses Reference Libraries

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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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