Apple Online Store“Researchers at the University of Michigan have created a display with nanometer-thin sheets of metal (called nanoresonators) that use slits to create pixels eight times smaller than the pixels currently on the iPhone 4,” Mike Schramm reports for TUAW.

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“To show off their work, the University of Michigan researchers created their school’s logo on a display only 9 microns tall (a strand of human hair is about 100 microns wide, so the display itself could fit inside the period at the end of this sentence),” Schramm reports.

“Crazy. You have to wonder what an iPhone-sized display would look like with a resolution like that (or if we’d even tell the difference, given that our eyes have a limit on the amount of detail they can discern),” Schramm reports.

Read more in the full article, with links and photo of that tiny Michigan logo, here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Arline M." for the heads up.]