Simulation of Flat Lens in Action (image) Harvard University Caption A new ultrathin, flat lens focuses light without imparting the optical distortions of conventional lenses. Credit Artist's rendition courtesy of Francesco Aieta. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.