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Photodevice Detects Color With Metal Grating
9/3/2014

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Researchers at Rice University have found what they say is a 'more intelligent way to design imaging sensors by integrating amplifiers and color filters directly into pixels.' Pictured: researcher's color-selective, band-engineered photodetector. (Source: Bob Zheng/Rice University)
Researchers at Rice University have found what they say is a "more intelligent way to design imaging sensors by integrating amplifiers and color filters directly into pixels." Pictured: researcher's color-selective, band-engineered photodetector.
(Source: Bob Zheng/Rice University)

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Kinnar
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Kinnar   9/4/2014 5:00:43 AM
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The Grating is serving dual purpose, it is acting as a colour filter at the same time it is acting a lens as well. It would be interesting to further investigate to exactly differentiate this feature to exploit only one feature perfectly, without affecting the other.

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