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The future of lens design?

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by letsgofishing, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. letsgofishing

    letsgofishing Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 21, 2012
    South Africa
    Mike Kaplan
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  2. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    Interesting as a concept. I wonder how long for any kind of practical application?
     
  3. biphnest

    biphnest New to Mu-43

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    Apr 27, 2013
    What a great name..."achromatic metasurface." Maybe this will lead to a high quality credit card size camera.
     
  4. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    A.K.A., cell phones. :p Seriously, I agree that this could make much better phone cameras and some really thin ILC. Maybe even some combination of the two.
     
  5. bhima

    bhima Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 25, 2014
    Hope we see this in applications soon. If it actually produces a good image, which it seems they don't even have a working prototype, then this could be the future for full-frame mirrorless as well. Pancake lenses galore!