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December 12th, 2007

Bilkent student takes ‘super lens’ technology a step further

Abstract:
A doctoral student from Bilkent University, Koray Aydın, has developed a high-resolution "super lens" for microscopes and other applications.

With the use of such high-resolution lenses, produced with so-called meta-materials, it will be possible to see molecules and viruses currently not visible using normal microscopes. Nanotechnology-based meta-materials will help transcend the limits of optics. It will be possible to make super lenses at different wave lengths, and also with the help of the high resolution of super lenses, electronic integrated circuits will be able to be produced at nano sizes. The new technology is expected to trigger developments in military applications and medical technology.

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