“Orgami Lens” Folds up your long camera lens

Engineers at UC San Diego have built a powerful yet ultrathin digital camera by folding up the telephoto lens. This technology may yield lightweight, ultrathin, high resolution miniature cameras for unmanned surveillance aircraft, cell phones and infrared night vision applications.

[Read more at UCSD.edu]

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Left: normal lens, Right: folded lens

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