dhomstad writes: "Research honed both the chemical composition and coating quality of thin-film polymers, allowing for reductions in image noise and increased frame rates over modern CMOS tech. Control over the chemistry and film thickness (scale of hundreds of nanometers) allows for spectrum-specific sensor reception, including outside of the visible light range. Modern consumers respond with "ZOMG, better cell -phone cameras!?""
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