World’s fastest camera

April 29, 2009 at 9:10 pm Leave a comment

It’s at times at this that I marvel at science.  What exactly is optics?

Their camera snaps images less than a half a billionth of a second long, capturing over six million of them in a second continuously.

It works by using a fast laser pulse dispersed in space and then stretched in time and detected electronically.

via BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Debut for world’s fastest camera.


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