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The rapatronic camera

13 Jul 2013 / 0 Comments / in cameras, science

The rapatronic camera (a contraction of Rapid Action Electronic) is a high-speed camera capable of recording a still image with an exposure time as brief as 10 nanoseconds (100 million frames per second). The camera was developed by Harold Edgerton in the 1940s and was first used to photograph the rapidly changing matter in nuclear […]