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Germanium’s semiconducting and optical properties probed under pressure

The team was able to quantify ST12’s optical band gap--where visible light energy can be absorbed by the material—as wel…

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Cold atoms in artificial graphene

A study published in 2D materials reports on the use of a cloud of cold atoms that can behave in the same way as graphene does.

The results obtained in this study demonstrate that a rich pletora of quantum phases in an artificial graphene layer can…

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Physicists spell “AV” by manipulating Abrikosov vortices

According to the authors of the study, their proposed method of vortex manipulation could be used in quantum computation…

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UCR Researchers Discover New Method to Dissipate Heat in Electronic Devices

By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster …

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Magnifying time reveals fundamental rogue wave instabilities of nature

Researchers from INRS and the FEMTO-ST Institute in France have used a novel measurement technique that magnifies time t…

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JILA Atomic Clock Mimics Long-sought Synthetic Magnetic State in Solids

JILA’s record-setting atomic clock, in which strontium atoms are trapped in a laser grid known as an optical lattice, tu…

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Beam Expanders Help Deliver World’s Most Powerful Laser System

In addition to improving beam collimation, beam expanders can be used to focus laser beams. By producing an expanded bea…

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Light Opens and Closes Windows in Membranes

Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) with Photoswitchable Azobenzene Molecules Enable Tunable Separation of Substance Mixtures – Publication in Nature Communications

Irradiation with light causes the molecule to reposition. Under visible light the molecule stretches, under UV light it …

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The Future is Flat (For Lenses)

Engineers at Caltech have developed a system of flat optical lenses that can be easily mass-produced and integrated with…

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Tapping into long-lived sound waves in glass

By shining laser light into fiber optic waveguides made of glass, they were able to probe and generate acoustic waves in…

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Electron-photon small-talk could have big impact on quantum computing

In a step that brings silicon-based quantum computers closer to reality, researchers at Princeton University have built …

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Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

Taking a deeper look at photonic sintering of silver nanoparticle films – the use of intense pulsed light, or IPL, to ra…

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The Sound of Quantum Vacuum

QUANTUM MEMBRANES FOR ULTRAPRECISE MECHANICAL MEASUREMENTS:

A recent experiment at the Niels Bohr Institute probes these limits, analyzing how quantum fluctuations set a sensor mem…

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Ultra-Small Nanocavity Advances Technology for Quantum-Based Data Encryption

Silver-coated nanocavity could help create brighter single-photon light sources

The researchers created the new nanocavity by using highly reflective silver to coat the sides of a nanoscale semiconduc…

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NIST Device for Detecting Subatomic-Scale Motion Has Potential Robotics, Homeland Security Applications

The researchers exploited the light’s wavelength, the distance between successive peaks of the light wave. With the righ…

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Scientists detect a quantum crystal of electrons and “watch” it melt

New observations confirm an 80-year-old quantum theory.

For the first time, MIT physicists have observed a highly ordered crystal of electrons in a semiconducting material and …

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Zemax announces release of OpticStudio™ 16.5

OpticStudio 16.5 adds new stray light analysis tools to identify and block unwanted rays in

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An Invisible Electrode

Flexible transparent conductor free of reflection and scattering in Nature Communications.

The researchers have developed a room temperature processed multilayer transparent conductor optimizing the antireflecti…

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Quantum Particles Form Droplets

In their experiment the researchers produced a Bose-Einstein condensate of erbium atoms at extremely low temperatures in…

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Fast-track control accelerates switching of quantum bits

An international collaboration between physicists at the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, McGill Univ…

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