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Fraser
2009-Oct-06, 02:20 PM
Well, actually, the people who invented the first successful imaging technology using a digital sensor, called a CCD (Charge-Coupled Device), have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1969 Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith came up with the idea "from their own heads," Smith said, and CCDs revolutionized photography, as light [...]

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