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Trillion FPS Camera Captures Light

Video of a fruit illuminated by a femtosecond laser pulse and captured at an effective trillion frames per second.

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Trillion FPS Camera Captures Light. Video of a fruit illuminated by a femtosecond laser pulse and captured at an effective trillion frames per second.
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UncleKane
Male, 18-29, S. America
 15 Posts
Thursday, December 22, 2011 4:35:33 PM
WOW.. that was boring.

Deviros
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 527 Posts
Thursday, December 22, 2011 7:00:29 AM
Here's an interesting article on the recording setup:

10^12 FPS Camera

Steelgrid
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 2704 Posts
Thursday, December 22, 2011 6:18:16 AM
"It's cool that there`s a camera that shoots a trillion frames per second, but it`s not cool that they used it for....ahem...this."

......and what else do you know that moves at the speed of light? Cynical much?

"well i was hoping for something cool to happen. Thanks for the letdown. in other words,
Nothing to see here, move along"

Yeah god forbid we have cool videos of stuff you like, like stocking shelves and pumping gas....

Fool

Steelgrid
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 2704 Posts
Thursday, December 22, 2011 6:16:05 AM
"anyway, as amazing as light waves are, this video just makes me think about how expensive a trillion fps capturing camera is...."

Especially since its not recording an entire second. its recording an instant, the time it takes for light to travel.

The past one of these ive seen was actually a series of mirrors lined up, as each frame was burnt in the mirror was broken as to not transmit any more of the light....

furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 864 Posts
Thursday, December 22, 2011 5:33:00 AM
'Femtosecond`....that`s ten to the minus fifteenth of a second! `Discrete packages` anybody?

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