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(MIT)   Next-generation Spatial Light Modulator brings us closer to holograms of Princess Leia. Subby wonders if there'll be a kaboom   (news.mit.edu) divider line
    More: Spiffy, Optics, Laser, fast control of light, Light, Photonics, wireless device, international group of researchers, fabrication process  
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2022-11-29 4:38:08 PM  
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2022-11-29 5:42:50 PM  
Earth-shattering.
 
2022-11-29 5:52:33 PM  

dstanley: Earth-shattering.


Anything else is not worth having.
 
2022-11-29 6:14:04 PM  
But I have a ACME disintegration pistol!
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2022-11-29 6:18:39 PM  

Darth_Lukecash: But I have a ACME disintegration pistol!
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"When it disthintergrates, it really disthintergrates".
 
2022-11-29 6:35:47 PM  
Addendum: Does the headline named device employ six hydrocoptic marzel vanes and an ambifacient lunar wane shaft to prevent unwanted side fumbling?

I think not.

... beware de-synchronized cardinal grammeters
 
2022-11-29 7:17:58 PM  
I shall julienne my foes!
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2022-11-29 7:59:25 PM  
OK, it's reproducible at scale, so will this go into mass market or micro-market devices?
 
2022-11-29 9:24:12 PM  

Darth_Lukecash: But I have a ACME disintegration pistol!
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2022-11-30 1:51:08 AM  
Ok, this is going to make for some cool new toys...

But let me know when they can put one in a contact lens.

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2022-11-30 7:29:58 AM  
The tech has been around for about 30 years.  The problem is the compute power is like ray tracing with an extra dimension added in.  A computer rack full of GPUs that no one can afford is about the level of computing that is needed.
 
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