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What does GRIN stand for?

GRIN stands for Gradient-Index (field in optics)

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The cloak, designed by Cheng Sun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, uses micro fabricated gradient-index materials to manipulate the reflection and refraction of light.
Our patented endoGRINS[R] gradient-index lenses are built into our exclusive line of Hawkeye[R] Rigid Precision Borescopes.
Among the systems covered over the course of 43 chapters are telephoto lenses, eyepieces, afocal optical systems, periscope systems, enlarging and copying lenses, projection lenses, wedge-plate and rotary-prism cameras, optically and mechanically compensated zoom lenses, copy lenses with variable magnification, gradient-index lenses, spectrographic systems, and diffractive systems.