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 Making 3-D imaging 1,000 times better 
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Sharp Eyed Eagle!

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Hi,

I saw this article posted on physorg about MIT researchers discovering an improved method of obtaining high resolution 3D scans.

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MIT researchers have shown that by exploiting the polarization of light—the physical phenomenon behind polarized sunglasses and most 3-D movie systems—they can increase the resolution of conventional 3-D imaging devices as much as 1,000 times.


The article is linked with further details.

http://phys.org/news/2015-12-d-imaging.html

Thanks.


Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:47 pm
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Diamond Eyed Freakazoid!
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very interesting.
This one is also interesting.
http://phys.org/news/2015-09-self-sweeping-laser-d.html

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"That wavelength range would be sufficient for a system that could resolve 50-micrometer surface profile features, even when the target is tens of meters away," said study co-author Adair Gerke, a Ph.D. student in Chang-Hasnain's group.
Moreover, the period of the sweeping cycle can be as short as a few hundred nanoseconds, enabling several million sweeps per second. This speedy sweeping rate enables 3D image capture for real-time videos and visualization of depth change.


Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-09-self-sweep ... d.html#jCp



Ready for real time atomic force microscopy? :woot
http://www.zmescience.com/science/chemi ... it-052334/


I wonder what they could with this tool in order to build up matter like IBM did years ago with their atomic movie.
http://images.google.de/imgres?imgurl=h ... 8QrQMIITAA
Replicator technology almost here?


Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:20 am
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