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Autonomous miniature smart lens mimics human eye

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Autonomous miniature smart lens mimics human eye


August 5, 2006 Scientists at UW-Madison have developed a "smart" miniature man-made lens that can alter its shape and focal length in much the same way as the eye of an insect. There are no mechanical or electrical components in the liquid microlenses...

At this size - hundreds of microns up to about a millimeter - variable focal length lenses aren't new; however, existing microlenses require external control systems to function, says Beebe. "The ability to respond in autonomous fashion to the local...