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European Inventor Award 2013 - Bruno Berge (SMEs)

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French physicist Bruno Berge reprised research on a physical phenomena known as ‘electrowetting', discovered at the turn of the 20th century. Berge realised the potential of this phenomena in deploying the technology as a lens. His invention employs two non-mixing liquids whose interface curves when exposed to electricity, thus changing the focus of the lens. The ‘liquid lens' is now sold by the company he founded, Varioptic S.A.
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Type: Documentary   Reference: I-077956   Date: 30/04/2013   Duration: 03:25 Location: Lyon  
Languages: ENGLISH, DEUTSCH

Tags: European Inventor Award | Optical industry | Physics
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