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Pushing photonic ideas into innovation through crowdfunding
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Paper Abstract

It is known today that crowdfunding is a very popular approach that simultaneously assists in rapidly disseminating creative ideas, performing worldwide market survey, getting the fund, and eventually starting the business. Hence, this article highlights some of the photonics-related ideas that are explored through the promising crowdfunding approach. These include microlenses for mobile devices, specially designed lenses for helmets and solar cells, three-dimensional optical scanners, optical spectrometers, and surface plasmon resonance-based optical sensors. Most of them looks simple and yet are very creative backing up with interesting stories behind them to persuade the target customers to participate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9659, International Conference on Photonics Solutions 2015, 965902 (29 July 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2197271
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Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn, National Electronics and Computer Technology Ctr. (Thailand)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9659:
International Conference on Photonics Solutions 2015
Surasak Chiangga; Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn, Editor(s)

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