Quantcast

Latest Microlens Stories

Apple Patents Camera That Allows You To Refocus Images
2013-11-27 04:23:37

The US Patent and Trademark Office confirmed this week that Apple was granted a patent for a "digital camera including refocusable imaging mode adaptor," that would allow a user to snap a photo and then refocus the image after the fact.

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.

Photons Read Faster Than Ever Before With Newly Developed Diode
2012-11-07 10:37:44

When it comes to imaging, every single photon counts if there is barely any available light.

2012-05-25 10:43:09

Many people anticipating the creation of an invisibility cloak might be surprised to learn that a group of American researchers has created 25 000 individual cloaks.

8fb67db41c66ba76bc16e4b93a7d859d1
2011-01-21 09:56:21

Microscopically small nanostructured arrays of lenses that can record or project amazingly sharp images in brilliant colors are being demonstrated by Fraunhofer research scientists at the nano tech 2011 trade show in Tokyo from February 16 to 18.

4d36f4b77b593d4463656ce670a54efd1
2010-12-22 11:08:10

The lens is what matters: if lens arrays could be made of glass, it would be possible to make more conveniently sized projectors.

2009-05-12 07:34:34

Like tiny Jedi knights, tunable fluidic micro lenses can focus and direct light at will to count cells, evaluate molecules or create on-chip optical tweezers, according to a team of Penn State engineers.

1295b4f4aa7ba5e5f0463c2b250c9f1e
2006-05-01 07:20:00

Using the eyes of insects such as dragonflies and houseflies as models, a team of bioengineers at University of California, Berkeley, has created a series of artificial compound eyes.

2006-04-28 07:09:50

U.S. scientists say they've created super-powerful artificial eyes inspired by those of dragonflies and other insects.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
Related