Optics.org
daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Featured Showcases
Photonex+Vacuum Technologies
News
Menu
Spherical lens focuses light onto surface of the lens opposite to input direction.
Illinois researchers developed a spherical lens that allows light coming into the lens from any direction to be focused into a very small spot on the surface of the lens exactly opposite the input direction. This is the first time such a lens has been made for visible light. Graphic by Michael Vincent / University of Illinois UC.
Copyright © 2021 SPIE EuropeDesigned by Kestrel Web Services