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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

RoboFly is slightly heavier than a toothpick and is powered by a laser beam. It uses a tiny onboard circuit that convert…

GENTEC-EO ANNOUNCES NEW OPTICAL ATTENUATORS TO MONITOR LASER BEAM PROFILES WITH POWER UP TO 500W

With its uncoated optics and full metal body, the BA optical attenuator is both rugged and broadband. The beam splitter …

Can a quantum drum vibrate and stand still at the same time?

In recent years, the emerging field of quantum optomechanics has made great progress towards the goal of a quantum drum …

NIST Puts the Optical Microscope Under the Microscope to Achieve Atomic Accuracy

The NIST team relied on nanometer-scale fabrication processes to develop the reference material. The researchers used el…

Graphene paves the way to faster high-speed optical communications

Researches envision the creation of new graphene optical switches, which could also harness new optical frequencies to t…

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Potassium gives perovskite-based solar cells an efficiency boost

The solar cells in the study are based on metal halide perovskites – a promising group of ionic semiconductor materials that in just a few short years of development now rival commercial thin film photovoltaic technologies in terms of their efficiency in converting sunlight into electricity.

Atomic scale view of perovskite crystal formation