Our Congratulations to Dr Gerard A Mourou
2018 Physics Nobel Laureate

Dr. Sayegh was honored and pleased to be able to attend the ceremony celebrating his friend and hopes we continue our collaborative efforts for many more years to come.

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Seeing the light. How does my eye work?

 
 
This is a fun question that people are often interested in. One of the most common analogies used is that of a camera. A camera can be thought of as having a focusing system (lens), a screen or sensor (film or digital sensor) and a storage component (film or digital sensor/memory). Similarly the eye has a focusing system (the cornea AND the lens), a sensor which is called the retina, and a system to transmit, process and store the images. This last component comprises a significant portion of the brain! Despite the amazing progress of digital cameras, your brain is still far ahead and is likely to remain ahead for some time