We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.

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wporter
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Re: We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.

#2 Post by wporter » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:57 am

Excellent! When applied to microscopes, we will be able to get rid of those pesky objectives and eyepieces!

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Re: We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.

#3 Post by MichaelG. » Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:24 am

Perhaps unusually, the Optical Society of America makes the 11-page 'Research Article' downloadable free of charge:
https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/abstra ... 6-18-22826

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Re: We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.

#4 Post by apochronaut » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:21 pm

hasn't there already been one, for about 200 years, based on the camera obscura? .... called the pin hole camera?

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Re: We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.

#5 Post by Hobbyst46 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:41 pm

apochronaut wrote:hasn't there already been one, for about 200 years, based on the camera obscura? .... called the pin hole camera?
Years ago I read an academic article about a grid of sub-micrometer pinholes (I cannot remember the details) which would have eliminated the need for complex and expensive MICROSCOPE objective lenses. The objectives are still alive and expensively kicking...
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