UCLA scientists have developed a smartphone attachment that acts as a subwavelength microscope (Image: UCLA)
The laser beam illuminating the samples is strongly tilted to minimize unwanted light scattering (Image: UCLA)
The device makes use of the smartphone's own camera lens (Image: UCLA)
A team of engineers at UCLA has created a 3D-printed attachment that enables smartphone cameras to image particles as small as 90 nanometers. This marks the first time that single nanoparticles and viruses have been detected using a cellphone-based imaging system.
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