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Previews begin October 2007. Premieres January 2008.

Artificial Retina: Uncut Interview with Damien Rodger

Because the technology is still very new, the Artificial Retina cannot be completely machine made in an automatic process. In this Web Exclusive video, Damien explains how the electrode array of the Artificial Retina is constructed in a process that involves computer models, photolithographic technologies (similar to those used in photography), and integrated cicuit technologies (like those implemented in the making of your home computer).

Damien Rodger is a researcher for the Caltech Micromachining Laboratory. He is a M.D./Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California/California Institute of Technology.


Resources Credits
CURIOUS is made possible through the generous support of TIAA-CREF.

Additional funding for CURIOUS is provided by:
Peter and Merle Mullin
Stan and Barbara Rawn
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