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Researchers discover new way to turn electricity into light, using graphene

By slowing down light to a speed slower than flowing electrons, researchers create a kind of optical “sonic boom.”

The researchers found that when light strikes a sheet of graphene, which is a two-dimensional form of the element carbon…

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NIST’s Super Quantum Simulator ‘Entangles’ Hundreds of Ions

The new NIST system can generate quantum entanglement in about 10 times as many ions as any previous simulators based on…

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VEECO DELIVERS QUEST BROADBAND MONITOR SYSTEM TO ACCELERATE OPTICAL COATING PRODUCTION

Veeco's Quest Broadband Optical Monitor system offers precise sputtering control directly on production substrates and p…

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Interplay between electrical charges and light

Research team at Göttingen University discovers atomic-scale model system

The experiment consisted of a combination of optical excitation using a laser and scanning tunnelling microscopy

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A new form of Hybrid Photodetectors with Quantum Dots and Graphene

ICFO researchers develop a hybrid photodetector comprising an active colloidal quantum dot photodiode integrated with a graphene phototransistor

ICFO researchers have been able to develop a hybrid photodetector capable of attaining concomitantly better performance …

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Liquid crystals open new route to planar optical elements

Researchers at Osaka University developed a technology to control the light wavefront reflected from a cholesteric liqui…

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Scaling up Quantum Technologies: The Rare Case When 1+1 Is Just 2

In quantum mechanics, physicists study tiny single particles –photons, electrons – and usually only a small number of th…

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Successful real-time observation of atomic motion with sub-nanometer resolution

The promising potential of the X-ray free electron laser SACLA

Successful observation of ultrafast atomic rearrangements on picosecond timescales in a thin film of the DVD phase-chang…

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Light and matter mixed in a tiny golden trap

Scientists have mixed a molecule with light between gold particles, creating a new way to manipulate the physical and ch…

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Controlling Quantum States Atom by Atom

An international consortium led by researchers at the University of Basel has developed a method to precisely alter the …

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Yale scientists amplify light using sound on a silicon chip

Yale scientists have found a way to greatly boost the intensity of light waves on a silicon microchip using the power of…

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UChicago physicists first to see behavior of quantum materials in curved space

Feat probes light-matter interplay, phenomena of potential technological interest

Harnessing the shared wave nature of light and matter, researchers at the University of Chicago led by Neubauer Family A…

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It's not an illusion: Transforming infrared into visible light

The emitted light is also exceedingly directional, a desirable quality for devices like microscopes that require high sp…

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Mixing solids and liquids enhances optical properties of both

New approach can dramatically change the extent to which optical devices scatter light.

By immersing glass particles in a fluid, researchers at MIT’s Media Lab and Harvard University are exploring a new mecha…

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Light packing more data has potential to increase bandwidth by 100 times

African researchers demonstrate a 100x increase in the amount of information that can be 'packed into light'.

In this latest work, the team showed data transmission with over 100 patterns of light, exploiting three degrees of free…

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The UPV/EHU and Google universally digitize analogue quantum computation using superconducting circuits

The experiment has been published in the prestigious journal ‘Nature'

This breakthrough has come at a key moment for Europe as Brussels is expected shortly to be announcing the investment it…

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Ultra-cold gases in optical lattices in PRL

Connections between superconducting correlations and string order for exploration in ultra-cold gas experiments.

Researchers derive a new many body model describing the physics of two species of neutral ultra-cold fermions loaded ont…

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Surface Plasmons Measured for Faster Internet

Leiden physicists use a new method to measure so-called surface plasmons. Researching these particles could lead to new …

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Laboratory breakthrough may lead to improved X-ray spectrometers

Swiss researchers improve an interferometry technique by utilizing the interference fringe, an aspect previously viewed as a nuisance

The researchers' experimental setup consisted of an X-ray source, a single phase grating, and a GOTTHARD microstrip dete…

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Disorder grants a memory to quantum spins

This spin, which can point up, down or anywhere in between, and the ion can absorb and emit photons from a laser, changi…

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