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First Flexible, Flat, Transparent Image Sensor Developed
2013-02-20 16:49:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imaging sensors are typically rigid and opaque, but a team of scientists from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria has developed a new imager based on“¯a flat, flexible, transparent and potentially disposable polymer sheet. "To our knowledge, we are the first to present an image sensor that is fully transparent — no integrated microstructures, such as circuits — and is flexible and scalable at the same...


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