Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Visualizing Photons @ MIT's Media Lab - the Camera Culture Group

Visualizing Photons in Motion at a Trillion Frames Per Second.  Remarkable!  The investigators offer these observations for the possible applications of their work: "Beyond the potential in artistic and educational visualization, applications include industrial imaging to analyze faults and material properties, scientific imaging for understanding ultrafast processes and medical imaging to reconstruct sub-surface elements, i.e., 'ultrasound with light'. In addition, the photon path analysis will allow new forms of computational photography, e.g., to render and re-light photos using computer graphics techniques."

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