Scientists in Singapore shrink Playboy centerfold to the width of a human hair

August 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Singapore, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in Singapore have come up with a device that has shrunk the playboy picture to the size of a human hair. The researchers printed a picture that measures 50 micrometers across. The photograph that the scientists shrunk is a portrait o former model Lena Solderberg.

This Swedish model had appeared on the original playboy version of 1992.the researchers have said that the device that they have come up with is capable of producing a colored image that has 100,000 dots per inch.

The scientists have said that the device can be used by security personnel to pass secret messages. The pictures that are produced by the device are of good quality, they have color changes that are sharp and tonal variations that are of good quality.

They say that the device can be used to make micro-images of very high quality. A professor from Chicago who was not involved in the research said that this device has approached the limits of what can be printed in color.

The researchers use gold and silver particles that are very tiny to produce images. They arranged the gold and silver particles in a certain way so that they could come up with images. Other scientists say that this research is a very clever way of coming up with color.

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