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Physicists Design Ultrafocused Pulses

Physicists working with researcher Oriol Romero-Isart devised a new simple scheme to theoretically generate arbitrarily short and focused electromagnetic fields. This new tool could be used for precise sensing and in microscopy.

The physicists in Innsbruck were able to confirm their analytical calculations with numerical simulations. They showed t…

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Microsoft and University of Sydney forge quantum partnership

Australian lab part of IT giant's ramped-up quantum computing bid

The focus of Professor Reilly and his team at Station Q Sydney is to bring quantum computing out of the laboratory and i…

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UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particle

Finding could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum computing

In the experiment, Majorana particles traveled along the insulator’s edges in a distinct braid-like pattern. The researc…

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CCNY physicists master unexplored electron property

These quasi-particles were then optically controlled using a laser to access the electrons occupying specific

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Carbon Nanotubes Turn Electrical Current into Light-emitting Quasi-particles

Strong light-matter coupling in these semiconducting tubes may hold the key to electrically pumped lasers

These particles may pave the way for new light sources, so-called electrically pumped polariton lasers, that could be ma…

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Researchers Land $400,049 NSF Grant to Create Photon Funnels

The team will explore a fundamentally new approach for concentrating light called

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‘Tiny dancer’ atoms could prove a hit with quantum computer scientists

Quantum computers could be a step closer to practical use thanks to the work of an international team led by University of Surrey scientists.

The study, published in Nature Communications, reports that the scientists were successful in manipulating atoms of phos…

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Smart atomic cloud solves Heisenberg's observation problem

The NBI-researchers used laser light to link caesium atoms and a vibrating membrane. The research, the first of its kind…

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Vortex photons from electrons in circular motion

Existence of such peculiar photons was theoretically predicted about 25 years ago. Nowadays, such photons can be readily…

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Scientists announce the quest for high-index materials

All-dielectric nanophotonics: The quest for better materials and fabrication techniques

Their systematic study produced results that can optimize the use of known materials for building optical nanodevices, a…

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‘Upconverted’ light has a bright future

Rice University professor developing plasmon–powered devices for medicine, security, solar cells

In a nanoscale prototype Naik developed as a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, custom-designed pylons that…

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Researchers create new technique for manipulating polarization of terahertz radiation

Brown University researchers have developed a new kind of polarizing beamsplitter for terahertz radiation, which could prove useful in imaging and communications systems.

The technique uses stacks of carefully spaced metal plates to make a polarizing beamsplitter, a device that splits a bea…

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Optical flytrap opens new venues in the development of soft microbots

The optical flytrap described in the newly-published research is a small elastomer strip, less than one centimetre in le…

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Nano device promises ultra-fast graphics on gaming consoles

The invention can be used to connect these processors with optical wires that will transmit data between processers thou…

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HOLOGRAMS TAKEN TO NEW DIMENSION

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH ENGINEERS CREATE BRIGHTER, FULL-COLOR HOLOGRAMS THAT CAN BE VIEWED WITH LOW LIGHT

The team led by electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon has discovered a way to create inex…

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TECHSPEC® BBAR Coated Hypotenuse Right Angle Prisms feature tight angular tolerances

Prisms offer a wide wavelength range from 350 - 2.200 nm

The prisms are manufactured using an N-BK7 substrate and feature a high precision 40-20 surface quality

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New experiment proves violation of Bell’s inequality

Team of LMU/MPQ-scientists closes last “loopholes” for advocates of “local realism”

In each lab, a single rubidium atom is caught in an optical trap and excited to emit a single photon. That way, the spin…

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Harnessing light to drive chemical reactions

An exotic interaction between light and metal can be harnessed to make chemical reactions more sustainable, but the phys…

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Researchers develop a novel type of optical fiber that preserves the properties of light

When it comes to optical fiber applications, preserving the properties of light is crucial. There are two principal para…

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Coupling a Nano-trumpet With a Quantum Dot Enables Precise Position Determination

Quantum dots are able to emit individual light particles (photons) after excitation, which can then be detected using a …

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