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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2008
  • pp: 291–293

Miniaturized universal imaging device using fluidic lens

Frank S. Tsai, Sung Hwan Cho, Yu-Hwa Lo, Bob Vasko, and Jeff Vasko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 291-293 (2008)

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We report the achievement of a highly versatile imager consisting of a tunable fluidic lens with a wide tuning range and three fixed lenses. The device has a volume of less than 1 cm 3 and a short total track length of 12.5 cm . It can function as a regular camera with an ultrawide autofocusing range and as a microscope with 3 μ m resolution.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(110.5200) Imaging systems : Photography
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 7, 2007
Published: January 31, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Frank S. Tsai, Sung Hwan Cho, Yu-Hwa Lo, Bob Vasko, and Jeff Vasko, "Miniaturized universal imaging device using fluidic lens," Opt. Lett. 33, 291-293 (2008)

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