Endoscope LIDAR: A laser scanner with only a hair-dense glass fiber

A group led by Miles Padget of the University of Glasgow has developed a laser scanner, such as LIDAR, that provides a 3D image of the environment, but allows its signals to pass through very thin glass fibres. This promises a kind of endoscope with which one can photograph through even the smallest apertures.

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