Article - 25 Apr 2017
One of the newest advances in microscopy technology providing super-resolution are hyperlenses. They make use of so-called evanescent waves that are lost in conventional lenses.
Article - 7 Apr 2020
First isolated in 2004, graphene has become one of the world’s most notorious nanomaterials to scientists and non-scientists alike. The use of graphene in optics is continuing to grow with new...
Article - 10 Mar 2017
There are many factors that need to be considered when designing a vision system, including: the operating system, the hardware platform, the software, and API, as well as the elements that make the...
Article - 17 Apr 2014
Single lenses may not be sufficient in cases where image quality is a concern. Multiple element lenses can offer a higher quality image because dividing the lens power between several elements usually...
Article - 27 Feb 2014
The axicon lens is a specialized lens that bears a conical surface. The axicon lens images a point source as a line along the optic axis.
Article - 7 Jun 2013
A lens can be described as an optical device that transmits and refracts the incident beam by converging or diverging it. A simple lens consists of a single optical element, while a compound lens is...
Article - 7 Mar 2008
Binoculars can be considered as having two telescopes which are exactly the same placed next to each other and accurately pointing at the same direction. Binoculars allow the user to use both eyes...
Article - 16 Feb 2008
The idea of an optical microscope or a light microscope is to magnify images which are far too small to be seen by the naked eye.
Article - 9 Feb 2008
Designing camera lens starts off by pinpointing the potential market that will use the final product. The designer then has to decide on the optical design, material and the suitable fabrication...
Article - 15 Dec 2007
Lens flare is one of those optical phenomena which can ruin an otherwise perfect photograph, and all too often you don'tknow it until after the fact when you get your photos back from processing. Lens...