Monday, March 29, 2010

US Patent 7683303 - Nanoscale volumetric imaging

This patent from SRI International teaches the use of nanowire arrays in fabricating a 3D image capture device. Claim 1 reads:

1. A method of making a nanoscale imaging device comprising the steps of:

a) depositing a plurality of nanoscale devices on a pre-selected form of transmissive material;

b) assembling an addressable array of said nanoscale devices on said transmissive material; and

c) establishing electrical connectivity between said addressable array to a logic device.