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New Video on One trillion frames per second camera

  1. Dec 16, 2011 #1
    New Video on "One trillion frames per second camera"

    Here is the video:



    Mods, please delete if there is already a thread for this.

    I think this is a great achievement by the researchers.

    It's an interesting topic, so maybe people can use it to ask questions on how/why it works, and other question of course. I don't actually know the answer myself - maybe someone more advanced can help me to understand.

    I have a small side question: when the guy says that they can view photons... do they mean individual photons? I thought it was impossible to view individual photons from a camera and see what they look like... I thought you can only "detect" them. And also you can't know their exact position of a photon by the HUP... so what do they mean when they say they can "view" or "see" the photon?
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2011 #2

    berkeman

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    Re: New Video on "One trillion frames per second camera"

    It's very misleading, IMO, and yes, there is another thread. Give me a sec to find it...
     
  4. Dec 16, 2011 #3

    berkeman

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