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—William P. Allis Professor of Physics
MIT scientists create fiber webs that see
posted July 6, 2006 at 11:00 am
In a radical departure from conventional lens-based optics, MIT scientists have developed a sophisticated optical system made of mesh-like webs of light-detecting fibers. « more »