Photos: Eye on 'switchable' lenses

Photos: Eye on 'switchable' lenses

Summary: Researchers demonstrate flat lenses with focusing power that adjusts based on what the person is viewing.

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  • switchable liquid crystal diffractive lenses

    Researchers at the University of Arizona have demonstrated eyeglass lenses, or what's called switchable liquid crystal diffractive lenses, that could potentially replace biofocals for far-sighted people. The flat lenses have focusing power that adjusts based on what the person is viewing.

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    Switchable liquid crystal lenses: a prototype of the assembled adaptive eyewear.

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