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Camera brings unseen world to light


Researchers have developed a highly compact, portable camera that can image polarization in a single shot. The miniature camera -- about the size of a thumb -- could find a place in the vision systems of autonomous vehicles, on board planes or satellites to study atmospheric chemistry, or be used to detect camouflaged objects.

Credit: Harvard SEAS

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