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Ultrathin, flat lens resolves chirality and color

June 30, 2016

Many things in the natural world are geometrically chiral, meaning they cannot be superimposed onto their mirror image.…
Light-powered 3-D Printer Creates Terahertz Lens

May 5, 2016

From visible light to radio waves, most people are familiar with the different sections of the electromagnetic spectrum.…
Researchers develop new lens for terahertz radiation

March 16, 2016

Terahertz radiation is a relatively unexplored slice of the electromagnetic spectrum, but it holds the promise of countless…
Printing the Future of Engineering

August 17, 2015

3-D printing is revolutionizing the ways engineers think about and make highly complicated devices, with applications ranging from…
4K UHD Interchangeable Lens Camera

August 14, 2015

E1 is the smallest 4K ultra-high definition camera with an interchangeable lens system. It  is Wi-Fi 802.11N, Bluetooth…
UI driving simulator to help test new artificial lens for cataract patients

June 4, 2015

A miniature version of the University of Iowa’s advanced driving simulator will participate in a clinical trial later…
No need for color correction: Perfect colors, captured with one ultra-thin lens

February 20, 2015

Most lenses are, by definition, curved. After all, they are named for their resemblance to lentils, and a…
Contact lens merges plastics and active electronics via 3-D printing

December 11, 2014

As part of a project demonstrating new 3-D printing techniques, Princeton researchers have embedded tiny light-emitting diodes into…
Yes, You Can Find Exoplanets With A Simple Camera And Telephoto Lens

December 5, 2014

If you think exoplanet detections are only in the realm of professional planet-hunting telescopes such as Kepler, take…
Skinny lens makes cheap surveillance camera for home use

May 22, 2014

Dark alleys might not feel so dangerous someday thanks to a new ultra-thin type of lens, which could…
New lens design drastically improves kidney stone treatment

March 20, 2014

Duke engineers have devised a way to improve the efficiency of lithotripsy—the demolition of kidney stones using focused…
Astronomers detect gravitational lens at record distance – and can hardly believe their luck

October 18, 2013

A team of astronomers led by Arjen van der Wel from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA)…
Tiny camera records details of scene without losing sight of the big picture

September 26, 2013

To capture all the details of a crime scene, you might take many photos at close range. To…
Update: Lens Combines Human and Insect Vision to Focus Wide-Angle Views

September 20, 2013

A lens under development at Ohio State University combines features of the insect eye and the human eye…
Lens combines human and insect vision to focus wide-angle views

September 19, 2013

A lens invented at The Ohio State University combines the focusing ability of a human eye with the…
Sony launches camera phone with add-on lenses

September 5, 2013

Sony Mobile unveiled a new addition to its Xperia smartphone lineup Wednesday: a device that sports a massive…
Seeing depth through a single lens

August 6, 2013

3-D image created using just two frames from a stationary camera or microscope Researchers at the Harvard School of…
Telescopic contact lens could improve eyesight for the visually impaired

July 12, 2013

San Diego, Calif., July 9 — A team of engineers has designed a telescopic contact lens that can switch between…
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