From 24 frames per second to one thousand billion: femtophotography

Gianluca Riccio



Femtophotography is a field of research that deals with capturing images at very high speed. What is it for? And who knows. To many things. First of all to 'photograph' the light, to study its behaviour. But it can also be used to do amazing things, currently out of reach, such as photographing an image of an object hidden around a corner by reflecting photons off an intermediate surface, onto the object itself, and then back onto the intermediate surface. 'photographic lens. Three years ... Read all