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Seeng around corners

  1. Dec 16, 2015 #1
    _Round the Bend_

    _The Economist_ has a short article on new technology being developed by Daniele Faccio of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.The research team is developing a laser based device and method for seeing around corners that would have broad applications for users ranging from soldiers to motorists. Illustratively speaking, it involves making a 'bank shot' with a special laser and then observing a small number of scattered, reflected photons and interpreting the result. It appears to be a very interesting mix of several different areas of science, technology and engineering.

    http://www.economist.com/news/scien...corners-get-boost-better-detectors-round-bend

    Of interest.

    diogenesNY
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2015 #2

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