UCLA Develops World’s Fastest Camera, Detects Cancer Cells In Real Time

A team of UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) engineers have developed a camera that can take photos at 36.7 million frames per second, with a shutter speed of 27 picoseconds. The team is led by associate professor Bahram Jalali and Dino Di Carlo and the researchers have claimed that the camera is the world's fastest and most sensitive. This camera integrated with a microscope can screen 100,000 cells per second, the fastest in the world so far. It can be used to detect rare cells from "a large population of assorted cells". It is expected that the camera will increase the ability to diagnose early-stage and pre-metastatic cancer.

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