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Pushing camera design beyond nature’s limits

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Ashley N. Rice, [email protected]

A camera design inspired by the ocular systems found in insects, arachnids and crustaceans is being pushed beyond anything that exists in nature. In the May 2 issue of Nature (doi: 10.1038/nature12083), an interdisciplinary team led by John A. Rogers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describes a hemispherical-shaped camera comprising 180 lenses – each 0.4 mm in diameter – and miniaturized detectors that provide a nearly 180° field of view. The arthropod-inspired device measures 1 cm in diameter and is capable of IR imaging. The resolution of this...Read full article

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