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December 14, 2021

Ultracompact camera the size of a coarse grain of salt

Researchers have developed an ultracompact camera the size of a coarse grain of salt that relies on a metasurface studded with 1.6 million cylindrical posts and produced much like a computer chip.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants CMMI 1825308, ECCS 2025489 and ECCS 1542101.]

Learn more in the Princeton University news story Researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain. (Date image taken: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 14, 2021)

Credit: Princeton Computational Imaging Lab

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