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How is a Bayer filter manufactured?

Following on from an earlier question about bayer filters, it got me wondering: How are they actually manufactured? How do they apply such a small amount of dye to each sub pixel? My best guess ...
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Why is a Bayer filter with three colors(RGB) preferred over one with two colors and unfiltered (RBNeutral)?

The Bayer filter consists of red, green and blue filters placed before a sensor array to enable deduction of the color of light incident on the sensor. A downside of this method is that roughly 2/3 ...
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Does this RGB-patterned reflector have benefits for digital photography?

B2Pro has announced a parabolic umbrella reflector for photographic lighting. The surface of the umbrella is printed with a hexagonal array of red, green, and blue spots: The manufacturer makes the ...
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When RAW files are converted to DNG, are any irreversible demosaicing happening or not?

I know this almost touches some other questions already asked here, but it's actually aligned a bit different. This is not about DNG vs RAW, rather just about the demosaicing step in the conversion. ...
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How does the new layout used in Fujifilm X-Pro1 sensor improve image quality?

One of the allegedly big advantages of Fujifilm X-Pro1 is its new color filter array layout, which does not require anti-aliasing filter in front of it. In theory, this could mean notable improvement ...
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How do digital sensors that capture one color at each photosite compare to sensors that capture many colors?

There are different type of digital camera sensors, those sensors that can capture only one color at each photosite and those who can capture more than one color at each photosite. Which one is ...