New Liquid Lenses

November 2008
Science & Children;Nov2008, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p8
Academic Journal
The article reports on the development and testing of an adaptive liquid lens by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. It states that it captures 250 pictures per second and requires considerably less energy to operate than competing technologies. It also mentions that it is made up of water droplets, which vibrate back and forth upon exposure to a high-frequency sound and in turn change the focus of the lens.


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