Caltech researchers create a 'microscope on a chip'

Friday, August 1, 2008 - 15:14 in Physics & Chemistry

The lens-less device works with a light-sensing chip to construct two-dimensional images and could be rugged and portable. Caltech researchers have developed a "microscope on a chip" using an inexpensive, lens-less magnifying system that relies on a light-sensing chip to achieve the resolving power of a conventional microscope, which costs thousands of times more.

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