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Amino acids twist semiconductor into helices 

The authors captured videos of photons swirling around the semiconductor helices. Their measurements and computer simula…

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Scientists develop spectacles for X-ray lasers

Tailor-made corrective glasses permit unparalleled concentration of X-ray beam

An international team of scientists has tailored special X-ray glasses to concentrate the beam of an X-ray laser stronge…

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Magnetization switching in ferromagnets by adsorbed chiral molecules without current or external magnetic field

The researchers have demonstrated a simple magnetless optical and electrical magnetic memory working at ambient conditio…

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Chiral Metamaterial Produces Record Optical Shift Under Incremental Power Modulation

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have demonstrated an optical metamaterial whose chiroptical properties in th…

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Terahertz polarization conversion technology using 3D metamaterial

The research team first deposited conductive and photosensitive materials on the polymer material with heat and pressure…

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RealView Imaging Ltd., the world leader in real-time digital holography, unveils Digital Light Shaping™ technology

expands HOLOSCOPE™ product line from medical imaging to professional and consumer Augmented Reality markets.

RealView Imaging, one of the earliest players in the field of interactive holography, has already demonstrated the feasi…

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Ultrafast radiative heat transfer

Radiative heat transfer makes its debut from a negligible to a dominant effect in graphene.

Electronic and optical processes in nanoscale devices produce large concentration of heat, which can limit their perform…

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Nano ‘sandwich’ offers unique properties

Rice University researchers simulate two-dimensional hybrids for optoelectronics

The Rice-led study was the first to take a theoretical approach to defining the electronic and optical properties of one…

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Penn Engineers Overcome a Hurdle in Growing a Revolutionary Optical Metamaterial

Such materials could be used to make lenses, cameras and microscopes with better performance, or possibly even

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New Mechanical Metamaterials Can Block Symmetry of Motion, Findings Suggest

The researchers’ breakthrough lies in the ability to overcome reciprocity, a fundamental principle governing many physic…

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Researchers use holography to improve nanophotonic circuits

The researchers have now proposed and experimentally demonstrated an optical method to control photonic crystal nanoreso…

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Gold nano-antennas reveal single molecules’ electrochemical properties

Instead of a large metal antenna for radio waves, they use a small rod to catch visible light waves. This gold nanorod—4…

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Controlling Friction Levels through On/Off Application of Laser Light

The performance of micromachines—used as moving components in small devices such as acceleration sensors and gyroscopes—…

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Researchers use laser-generated bubbles to create 3-D images in liquid

New technology creates color 3-D images that don't require special viewing devices

Researchers have developed a completely new type of display that creates 3D images by using a laser to form tiny bubbles…

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Scientists create a nano-trampoline to probe quantum behavior

A research group from Bar-Ilan University, in collaboration with French colleagues at CNRS Grenoble, has developed a uni…

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G&H ACQUIRES US INFRARED LENS MANUFACTURER

StingRay was founded in 2004 and has established itself as a market leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of world…

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Optical fibre with Einstein effect

Twisted photonic crystal fibres guide light by a mechanism similar to the bending of light rays by large celestial masses

Being able to control the optical properties of materials is useful in a wide variety of applications. The photonic crys…

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Zemax announces SOLIDWORKS Gold Partner Product status with release of LensMechanix 3.0

LensMechanix 3.0 is the latest version of our SOLIDWORKS add-in for optomechanical development. This release includes ne…

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Turning nano-antennas on the right side

In-plane nano-gap antenna-arrays with giant enhancement in NanoLetters.

The novel fabrication approach drastically improves the optical performance of plasmonic nano-antennas to yield giant fl…

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New resource for optical chips

Study: Silicon can reproduce physical phenomena exploited by high-end telecommunications devices.

In the latest issue of Nature Photonics, MIT researchers present a practical way to introduce second-order nonlinearitie…

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