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04.08.2006

Nature 442, 551-554(3 August 2006) | doi:10.1038/nature05024; Received 23 December 2005; Accepted 23 June 2006


Adaptive liquid microlenses activated by stimuli-responsive hydrogels


Liang Dong1, Abhishek K. Agarwal1, David J. Beebe2 and Hongrui Jiang1



Despite its compactness, the human eye can easily focus on different distances by adjusting the shape of its lens with the help of ciliary muscles1. In contrast, traditional man-made optical systems achieve focusing by physical displacement of the lenses used. But in recent years, advances in miniaturization technology have led to optical systems that no longer require complicated mechanical systems to tune and adjust optical performance. These systems have found wide use in photonics, displays and biomedical systems. They are either based on arrays of microlenses with fixed focal lengths2,3,4,5, or use external control to adjust the microlens focal length6,7,8,9,10,11,12. An intriguing example is the tunable liquid lens, where electrowetting or external pressure manipulates the shape of a liquid droplet and thereby adjusts its optical properties. Here we demonstrate a liquid lens system that allows for autonomous focusing. The central component is a stimuli-responsive hydrogel13 integrated into a microfluidic system and serving as the container for a liquid droplet, with the hydrogel simultaneously sensing the presence of stimuli and actuating adjustments to the shape—and hence focal length—of the droplet. By working at the micrometre scale where ionic diffusion and surface tension scale favourably14, we can use pinned liquid–liquid interfaces to obtain stable devices and realize response times of ten to a few tens of seconds. The microlenses, which can have a focal length ranging from -infinity to +infinity (divergent and convergent), are also readily integrated into arrays that may find use in applications such as sensing, medical diagnostics and lab-on-a-chip technologies15,16,17,18,19



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  • Harton Vladislav Vadim  honorary member of ISSC science council

  • Lichtenstain Alexandr Iosif  honorary member of ISSC science council

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  • Yakushev Mikhail Vasilii  honorary member of ISSC science council

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